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  11/25/2013, Kislev 22, 5774

Geneva II Syria Talks Announced for January

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon announced that peace talks in Geneva between Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime and opposition forces will be held January 22.

The conference is anticipated to focus on implementing the Geneva Communique which was drafted following the Action Group for Syria's meeting in June 2012, reports BBC.

The communique calls for a halt to violence and the formation of a transitional government.