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Syrian opposition demands release of prisoners before peace talks

by the First Source News MediaJanuary 30, 2016

Negotiators from anti-Assad groups want show of faith before sitting down for Geneva talks aimed at ending five-year conflict

Syrian opposition negotiators are demanding the release of thousands of detainees, including hundreds of women and children being held by ’s government, as a confidence-building measure before joining UN-brokered peace talks in Geneva.

Syrian and western sources said on Saturday that an initial list of 177 prisoners had already been given to Staffan de Mistura, the UN envoy trying to restart long-stalled negotiations between bitter enemies nearly five years into the conflict.

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