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  1/24/2014, Shevat 23, 5774

Syrian Opposition Head: Russia Not Holding On to Assad

Syrian opposition chief Ahmed Jarba said on Thursday that he had been assured by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov that Moscow was not holding on to President Bashar Al-Assad.

Speaking to reporters in Geneva, Jarba said that Lavrov had told him the solution should be negotiated "between Syrians themselves through a political process."