VIENNA The United Nation’s special mediator for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, wants to start a fresh round of talks between Syrian factions on July 10, his office said on Saturday.
“(De Mistura) wishes to announce he will convene a seventh round of the intra-Syrian talks in Geneva. The target date for arrival of invitees is 9 July, with the round beginning on 10 July,” it said in an emailed statement.
“He intends to convene further rounds of talks in August and in September.”
(Reporting by Shadia Nasralla and Stephanie Nebehay; Editing by Mark Trevelyan)