Syria peace talks under threat amid rebel warning

Syrian soldiers, who have defected to join the Free Syrian Army

Syrian soldiers, who have defected to join the Free Syrian Army, hold up their rifles as they secure a street in Saqba, in Damascus suburbs, in this January 27, 2012. Photo: Youtube.




PanARMENIAN.Net – Syrian rebel groups say they are halting preparations for peace talks planned by Russia and Turkey for later this month, BBC News reports.

A statement, signed by a number of groups, cited “many big breaches” of the ceasefire by the Syrian government and its allies as the reason.

The ceasefire deal was brokered by Turkey and Russia last Thursday, December and has mostly held since then.

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