Russia presses US over Syria peace talks

Full story: Turkish Daily News
Russia urges the US to press the Syrian opposition to hold direct talks with al-Assad a day after Damascus offer while slamming extremists, who bet on an armed solution, in the opposition ranks Russia was set to urge the United States to press the Syrian opposition to hold direct talks with Damascus, but fears "extremists" now have the upper hand ... (more) Full Story

New London, CT

#1 Feb 26, 2013
Russia is correct, the rebels must now be forced to use diplomacy. Otherwise, this bloodshed will just continue until they are driven from the country, causing many thousands of more needless civilian casualties.

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