Truce under strain; Assad ready to discuss ‘everything’ at talks

Author: ReutersTue, 2017-01-10ID: 1484001159292817400BEIRUT: A Syrian truce brokered by Russia and Turkey was under growing strain on Monday as opposition fighters vowed to respond to regime’s violations and President Bashar Assad said the army would retake an important opposition-held area near Damascus.Assad, in comments to French media, also said his regime was ready to negotiate on “everything” at peace talks his Russian allies hope to convene in Kazakhstan, including his own position within the framework of the Syrian constitution.But he indicated any new constitution must be put to a referendum and it...
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