Is there hope for the latest round of Syria peace talks?



Peace talks meant to end five years of bloodshed in Syria were supposed to begin in Geneva on Monday. But disputes over the guest list have pushed the negotiations back to Friday — if they take place at all.

“We want to make sure that, when and if we start, to start at least on the right foot. It will be uphill anyway,” U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura, who will moderate the talks, told reporters on Monday.

He said invitations for what he’s now calling “proximity” talks would be sent out on Tuesday

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