US-UN-Russian meeting on Syria set for Nov. 5

The UN Special Representative forSyria, Lakhdar Brahimi, will meet US and Russian officials inSwitzerland next month to try to prepare the way for a fullSyria peace conference in Geneva, a senior US official said onWednesday.
The trilateral meeting will be held in Geneva on Nov. 5 withthe US delegation expected to include Under Secretary of Statefor Political Affairs Wendy Sherman and US Ambassador to SyriaRobert Ford, the State Department official told reportersaccompanying Secretary of State John Kerry on a visit to Rome.

"We look forward to continuing this trilateral dialogue andreviewing progress towards convening the Geneva Conference onSyria," the official said.

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