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UN mediator to brief UN council on Syria: official

Published on Feb 28, 2014 4:29 AM

UNITED NATIONS (AFP) - The UN mediator for Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, who oversaw peace talks in Geneva that ended in failure, will report to the UN Security Council next month, a UN spokesman said Thursday.

UN spokesman Martin Nesirky said Mr Brahimi would brief the council sometime during the week of March 10-16.

Western diplomats suggested a March 14 date for the Security Council meeting and said Brahimi might also address the General Assembly.

A second round of Geneva negotiations to find a political solution to the conflict ended in discord February 15.

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