Syrian Peace Talks Get Ugly, Turn Into Diplomatic Shouting Match

Syrian Peace Talks Get Ugly, Turn Into Diplomatic Shouting Match

BBC News: Syria’s government and main political opposition have traded bitter accusations on the first day of a major peace conference in Switzerland. The opposition and US said President Bashar al-Assad had no legitimacy and must step down from power. Syria’s foreign minister had a terse exchange with the UN’s Ban Ki-moon over the length of his speech and said only Syrians could decide Mr Assad’s fate. The conflict has left more than 100,000 dead and millions displaced.

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