Syrian women tell Brahimi they want role in peace talks

By Reuters | Mon, 13 Jan 2014 17:58 PM
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By Tom Miles

GENEVA, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Syrian women's groups said on Monday they want international mediator Lakhdar Brahimi to give them a role in peace talks that are expected to begin next week.

They said women should make up at least 30 percent of all negotiating teams in the Geneva 2 talks, due to begin in Switzerland on Jan. 22, on ending the war in Syria.

Their demands include ensuring...

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