UN chief urges talks to end Syria 'nightmare'

Opposition fighters drive a tank in a rebel-held area of the Syrian city of Daraa during renewed clashes with regime loyalists on May 10, 2016UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon urged regional and international powers to push Syrian warring parties to engage in talks on a political transition to end their country’s “nightmare”. “United Nations special envoy (Staffan de Mistura) continues to work intently with the parties towards meaningful talks. Just as important we need to begin discussions on the transition ,” Ban told the Doha forum for democracy and development in the Qatari capital.

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