U.N.'s de Mistura: Next Syria peace talks in Geneva in January

Reuters News
Posted: Dec 21, 2017 10:48 AM

MOSCOW (Reuters) - U.N. special envoy on Syria Staffan de Mistura said on Thursday he planned to organize a next round of Syrian peace talks in Geneva in the second half of January.

De Mistura was speaking in Moscow at a news conference after holding talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

De Mistura told Lavrov that the last round of peace talks had gone badly.

(Reporting by Andrew Osborn; Editing by Alison Williams)