Saudi minister says Syria crisis solution requires consensus

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Posted: Nov 22, 2017 2:54 AM

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir told representatives of the Syrian opposition meeting in Riyadh on Wednesday that the only solution to the crisis in Syria was through a consensus that would achieve the demands of the Syrian people.

"There is no solution to the crisis without a Syrian consensus that would achieve the demands of the Syrian people on the basis of Geneva 1 and (U.N. Security Council) resolution 2254," Jubeir, said speaking in Arabic at the meeting which opened in Riyadh.

(Reporting by Dahlia Nehme, writing by Sami Aboudi; Editing by Toby Chopra)