Syrian opposition figure does not see January 25 talks as 'realistic'

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Posted: Jan 14, 2016 5:12 AM

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A prominent Syrian opposition politician said he does not think it is realistic that peace talks will begin on Jan. 25 in Geneva as planned, after a U.N envoy said the talks were still on schedule.

"I personally do not think Jan. 25 is a realistic date for when it will be possible to remove all obstacles facing the negotiations," George Sabra told Reuters on Thursday.

(Reporting by Lisa Barrington; Editing by Alison Williams)