U.N. Syria envoy to consult on new political talks: diplomats

April 13, 2015 5:56 PM

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BEIRUT/GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations' Syria envoy, Staffan de Mistura, is proposing to hold consultations in Geneva on new political talks, diplomatic sources said on Monday, more than a year after U.N.-led peace talks collapsed.

Nobody from De Mistura's office was available to comment on the initiative, which follows a request by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for the relaunch of a political process.

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