will hold a meeting ofSyrian opposition groups in early January ahead of next month'splanned peace talks, known as "Geneva
2", aimed at halting thethree-year war in Syria
, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy
said on Friday.
Rajoy, speaking after a two-day summit of European leadersin Brussels, said the conference would take place on Jan. 9 and10 in the southern city of Cordoba. The Geneva talks arescheduled for Jan. 22.
"(The) aim is to bolster dialogue between the groups andboost their cohesion ahead of Geneva