Syria government to return to Geneva talks Sunday

 07 Dec 2017 - 11:19

Syria government to return to Geneva talks Sunday
Syria's U.N. ambassador and chief negotiator Bashar al-Ja'afari arrives for a meeting with United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura during the Intra Syria talks in Geneva, Switzerland December 1, 2017. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo.


Damascus: The Syrian government delegation will return to Geneva on Sunday for peace talks hosted by the United Nations on ending the country's brutal conflict, the foreign ministry said on Thursday.

"The Syrian government delegation will arrive in Geneva on Sunday to take part in the eighth round," state news agency SANA reported, citing a foreign ministry source. 

The government delegation was absent for the resumption of the talks on Tuesday following a weekend break.