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Russia's Lavrov: would be 'unfair' to hold Syria peace talks without Syrian Kurds
January 26, 2016 / 8:31 AM / 2 years ago

Russia's Lavrov: would be 'unfair' to hold Syria peace talks without Syrian Kurds

MOSCOW (Reuters) - It is impossible to reach a peace agreement in Syria without inviting Kurds to take part in the negotiating process, Russian Prime Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov gives his annual news conference in Moscow, Russia, January 26, 2016. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

It would be “unfair” and “counter-productive” to stop Syrian Kurds from taking part in the peace talks, Lavrov told his annual news conference.

Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin and Andrew Osborn; Writing by Dmitry Solovyov; Editing by Maria Kiselyova

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