Syrian delegation rejects direct talks with opposition

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On the third day of peace talks in Geneva, Syria’s government negotiators have ruled out direct talks with the rebel opposition.

The rejection of direct, face to face discussion is a complication for United Nations mediators.

CCTV’s Richard Bestic reports from Geneva.

Syrian delegation rejects direct talks with opposition

On the third day of peace talks in Geneva, Syria's government negotiators have ruled out direct talks with the rebel opposition. The rejection of direct, face to face discussion is a complication for United Nations mediators. CCTV's Richard Bestic reports from Geneva.


Kurdish leaders propose an enclave inside Syria

Kurdish leaders have announced plans to declare a federal region in northern Syria.

The idea was dismissed by negotiators from both Turkey and Syria at U.N.-brokered peace talks in Geneva.

CCTV’s Michal Bardavid reports from the Turkey-Syria border.

Kurdish leaders propose an enclave inside Syria

Kurdish leaders have announced plans to declare a federal region in northern Syria. The idea was dismissed by negotiators from both Turkey and Syria at U.N.-brokered peace talks in Geneva. CCTV's Michal Bardavid reports from the Turkey-Syria border.


Former US State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley on Syria crisis

For more about the Syria crisis, CCTV America’s Mike Walter interviewed P.J. Crowley, a former U.S. State Department spokesman and currently a Fellow at George Washington University’s Institute for Public Diplomacy & Global Communication.

Former US State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley on Syria crisis

For more about the Syria crisis, CCTV America's Mike Walter interviewed P.J. Crowley , a former U.S. State Department spokesman and currently a Fellow at George Washington University's Institute for Public Diplomacy & Global Communication.