Top envoys insist Syria peace talks must proceed

US Secretary of State John Kerry, right, walks off stage with Qatar's Foreign Minister Khalid al-Attiyah, left, following the conclusion of their news conference at the US Ambassador's residence in Paris, France, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014. Kerry is in Paris to attend a two-day meeting on Syria to rally international support for ending the three-year civil war in Syria. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, Pool)PARIS (AP) — Syria’s Western-backed opposition came under steely pressure Sunday to attend peace talks in just over a week as envoys from 11 countries converged to help restore, and test, credibility of a rebel coalition sapped by vicious infighting and indecision.

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