Regime will wait only 24 hours for opposition in Geneva: Syria FM

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid MuallemThe Syrian government delegation to shaky peace talks in Geneva will wait no more than 24 hours for the opposition delegation to arrive, the country’s foreign minister said on Saturday. “Our delegation will leave for Geneva tomorrow…. We will wait 24 hours and if no one is there, then we will return,” Walid Muallem told a news conference in Damascus. At the time, the HNC delegation arrived in Switzerland roughly 36 hours after the government, but waited another two days to head to the UN headquarters.

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