UN mediator Lakhdar Brahimi
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Syria: UN envoy Lakhdar Brahimi news briefing

Live coverage of a news briefing by the UN's mediator for Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, in Geneva as the second round of peace talks begin.

The first round of talks ended last month with no firm agreements and with both sides trading insults.

The civil conflict has claimed more than 100,000 lives since 2011.

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