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Syria sets deadline for Iran invite withdrawal

20 January 2014, 20:30

Istanbul - Syria's main opposition body, the National Coalition, will not attend peace talks in Switzerland scheduled for this week unless the United Nations retracts its invitation to Iran by 19:00 on Monday, a senior coalition member told Reuters.

"We are giving a deadline of 19:00 GMT for the invitation to be withdrawn," said Anas Abdah, member of the National Coalition's political committee.

- Reuters

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