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Syrian Opposition: International Ceasefire Efforts Lack Credibility

By John Irish and Yara Bayoumy NEW YORK, Sept 21 – Syria’s chief opposition coordinator Riad Hijab said on Tuesday that international efforts to achieve a ceasefire in Syria’s civil war were doomed without any credible mechanism to designate blame or attribute consequences. Hijab, once a prime minister under Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, said in

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Syrian Opposition says to Reject any US/Russia Deal Unlike Own Plan

By William James Syria’s main opposition negotiating group would reject any deal struck by Russia and the United States on Syria’s fate that was very different from its own proposed transition plan, the group’s general coordinator Riyad Hijab said on Wednesday. The High Negotiations Committee, which is backed by Saudi Arabia and Western powers and

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Syrian Opposition to Reveal Transition Plan Next Week

By Tom Miles GENEVA, Sept 1  – Syria’s opposition plans to unveil its plans for a political transition to help end the country’s five-year war at a meeting of ministers in London next week, a delegate said. In emailed comments to Reuters, Hind Kabawat, a member of Syria’s main opposition group, the High Negotiations Committee,

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