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United Nation envoy declares 'official beginning' to Syria peace talks

Feb 02, 2016    

Geneva: Syrian peace talks gained a small measure of momentum Monday with the UN special envoy formally declaring the start of indirect negotiations, even as the opposition spokesman accused Russia of producing a "new Hitler" in Moscow and supporting another Hitler in Damascus.Staffan de Mistura, the UN envoy, is now working to keep a wobbly process alive and compel world powers who helped set the stage for the talks to do more to bring about a cease-fire in a five-year Syrian civil war.De Mistura said the mere arrival of a delegation from the main Syrian opposition group,...

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