Spain will hold a meeting of
Syrian opposition groups in early January ahead of next month's
planned peace talks, known as "Geneva 2", aimed at halting the
three-year war in Syria, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy
said on Friday.
Rajoy, speaking after a two-day summit of European leaders
in Brussels, said the conference would take place on Jan. 9 and
10 in the southern city of Cordoba. The Geneva talks are
scheduled for Jan. 22.
"(The) aim is to bolster dialogue between the groups and
boost their cohesion ahead of Geneva