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    Syrian Ambassador to the United Nations (UN) and Head of the Government delegation Bashar al-Jaafari (3rd L) faces UN Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Syria Staffan de Mistura (2nd R) at the opening of a new round of negotiations of peace talks on Syria at the United Nations Office in Geneva in this March 21, 2016 (File photo)

    Moscow-Cairo Opposition to Decide on Future Actions as HNC Takes Break

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    The Syrian opposition Moscow-Cairo group will decide on Tuesday on its future actions as the opposition’s Riyadh-backed High Negotiations Committee (HNC) announced a break from the intra-Syria talks, the delegation’s head Jihad Makdissi told Sputnik.

    GENEVA (Sputnik) – Earlier in the day, the HNC said it was postponing the talks over the lack of progress in the humanitarian situation and ceasefire breaches.

    "We have a meeting tomorrow with Mr. [UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan] de Mistura and we shall see after the meeting what to do if there is any pause," Makdissi said.


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