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Saudi, UAE back Syria opposition vote to join peace talks
Saudi Arabia and the UAE gave their backing Sunday to a decision by Syria's main opposition to join peace talks in Switzerland, which both Gulf states said must lead to regime overthrow.

 

The so-called Geneva II meeting starting on Wednesday aims to set up a transitional government to end an almost three-year war estimated to have killed more than 130,000 people and forced millions from their homes. (AFP)