Syrian government envoy: U.S. and Turkish troops should leave Syria
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Syrian Ambassador to the United Nations and head of the government delegation Bashar al-Jaafari arrives for a new round of negotiations with U.N. Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Syria Staffan de Mistura (not pictured), during the intra-Syrian talks, at Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, 14 July 2017. REUTERS/Xu Jinquan/Pool/Files
ASTANA (Reuters) - Syria’s U.N. ambassador, Bashar al-Jaafari, said on Friday that U.S. and Turkish troops should leave Syria immediately.
He made the demand during Syrian peace talks in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan.
Reporting by Olzhas Auyezov; Writing by Polina Ivanova; Editing by Andrew Osborn