UN to announce new Syria talks date on Friday

By REUTERS
February 25, 2016 12:22

GENEVA - United Nations Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura will announce on Friday a date for a new round of talks between Syria's warring parties, he told reporters on Thursday.

Countries belonging to the "International Syria Support Group" will also hold a meeting of their ceasefire taskforce on Friday, De Mistura said. That would be the first meeting of the taskforce, and follows a US-Russia proposal for a "cessation of hostilities" in Syria.


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