15 April 2016

Syrian main opposition bloc willing to create transitional body but not with President Assad.

Syria's main opposition group says it's willing to share membership of a transitional governing body with current members of the government of President Bashar al-Assad, but not with Assad himself. If Syria's ally Russia was willing to put pressure on the Syrian government, and if the government delegation was serious about negotiation, then a deal could be done in the current round of talks, said.Salim al-Muslat, the spokesman for the High Negotiations Committee,