Russian Federation calls for direct talks between Syrian opponents

"Sponsors of the resolution intend to establish no-fly zones and take control over Syria's border areas to advance their interests in the long run".

Lawmakers said a western-sponsored draft resolution demanding sanctions against the Syrian government over allegations that it has used chemical weapons in the Syria conflict is aimed at derailing intra-Syrian peace talks, a new round of which started on Thursday under the United Nations auspices. He tells reporters: "We hope that Russian Federation will adopt a positive attitude".

"Terrorism is a priority".

The Syrian regime's delegation chief, Bashar al-Jaafari, demanded at the weekend that all opposition factions present in Geneva condemn a suicide assault that killed dozens Saturday near Syria's third city of Homs.

During negotiations with Syrian government's representatives in Geneva, opposition member Colonel Fateh Hassoun said that the delegation is in possession of "visual evidence" that confirms the government's involvement with ISIS.

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We hope that Russian Federation "will not bet on one person", he said, referring to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, and that it "will provide real and positive support to the political process so that we could reach an appropriate solution".

The latest round of talks to find a resolution to the six-year conflict began on Thursday last week following the suspension of negotiations last April.

After the attack, the United Nations special envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura said in a statement that "spoilers were always expected, and should continue to be expected, to try to influence the proceedings of the talks".

Asked about his planned meeting with the opposition on Wednesday, he added: "I don't know what they are going to insist on, that is why we are going to meet them to know their position".

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