Syria talks stall over power transition

Jan 27, 2014, 10:10 AM EST
Syrian residents walk past a damaged building on August 1, 2013 in the city of Qusayr, in Syria's central Homs province.

The key issue of a transitional government in Syria has deadlocked talks at the Geneva 2 peace conference which has so far focused on humanitarian issues. It was hoped that talks between the government and the opposition on Monday, mediated by UN-Arab League special envoy Lakhdar Brahimi, would move on to the central issues that divide the two sides after nearly three years of civil war.



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