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    Damascus Seeks Political Solution to Put an End to Syrian Crisis

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    The Syrian government welcomes any initiatives to end the internal crisis, the delegation's head said.

    GENEVA (Sputnik) — The Syrian government aims to reach a political settlement for the Syrian crisis during the Geneva peace talks, the head of the government delegation, Bashar Jaafari, said Sunday.

    "We are seeking a political solution with no preconditions, the Syrian government has been welcoming any initiatives for ending the crisis," Jaafari told reporters.

    "All the humanitarian issues will be discussed during negotiations when they begin in Geneva, and we will show [UN Syria Envoy Staffan] de Mistura the entire picture," Bashar Jaafari said.

    The absence of an agenda at the Geneva talks demonstrates the lack of commitment by the Syrian opposition delegation, the head of the government delegation said.

    "Has the other side taken a more serious approach, it would have come with a national agenda."

    The Saudi Arabian and French foreign ministers seem to be acting as the opposition's press secretaries, he added.

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