Britain to host talks on post - Assad Syria

Wednesday, 09 January 2013 - 12:06



Britain will host a two-day meeting on Syria bringing together academics and the opposition to prepare for a future without President Bashar al-Assad.


Experts in post-conflict stabilisation will join representatives from regional Arab partners, multilateral agencies and the leadership of the opposition Syrian National Coalition for the closed-door talks.


British Foreign Secretary William Hague has said repeatedly that Assad's departure from power is "inevitable" following a conflict that has so far raged for 21 months and killed more than 60,000 people, according to the United Nations.

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