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U.N. Syria Envoy Prepares for Talks in Geneva

The first meeting between the Syrian government and the opposition in years comes after a dramatic shift on the ground.

Here is today’s Foreign Policy brief: Stakeholders prepare for a new round of Syrian peace talks in Geneva, an EU delegation visits Indian-administered Kashmir, and Britain’s Parliament rejects Boris Johnson’s third bid for a snap election.

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U.N. Syria Envoy Meets Stakeholders in Geneva

The U.N. special envoy on Syria is with the foreign ministers of Turkey, Iran, and Russia today in Geneva, a day before Syria’s constitutional committee convenes for the first time. The talks later this week are seen as the first step under the any potential reform to Syria’s Constitution as “a door opener to a political process.”

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