Syrian insurgent group says it will not meet 'biased' U.N. envoy

February 16, 2015 3:55 PM

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BEIRUT (Reuters) - A Syrian insurgent group on Monday criticized as "biased" a United Nations envoy seeking a ceasefire between government forces and armed groups in Aleppo and said it would not meet him.

The Revolutionary Command Council (RCC) statement followed comments on Friday by Staffan de Mistura in which the U.N. mediator called President Bashar al-Assad "part of the solution for the reduction of the violence" and said he would continue discussions with him, after talks in Damascus last week.

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