Syrian opposition slams Lausanne talks as 'procrastination'

October 15, 2016 2:23 PM

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A leading Syrian opposition group slammed international talks on Saturday in Lausanne aimed at ending the five-year war, as warplanes pressed fierce raids on second city Aleppo.

Abdal Ahad Stefo, deputy head of the Istanbul-based National Coalition opposition body, told AFP the talks "will only lead to wasting more time, further procrastination, and the shedding of more Syrian blood".

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