The Latest: UN Syria envoy hails meet...

The Latest: UN Syria envoy hails meeting with world powers

Nov 28, 2017 Read more: SFGate
GENEVA (AP) - The Latest on Syria developments (all times local): 12:20 p.m. The U.N. envoy for Syria is hailing a "useful" meeting with diplomats from the five permanent Security Council members, while calling on the rival sides in the war-torn country to get down to "business." Staffan de Mistura spoke to The Associated Press after briefing envoys from world powers about the eighth round of U.N.-mediated peace talks under his guidance, which begins later Tuesday in Geneva. He was to meet later Tuesday with opposition leaders, and said he expected a delegation from the government of President Bashar Assad to arrive Wednesday. The meeting included Brett McGurk, the U.S.

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