Saudi Arabia blames Syrian gov't as peace talks end

Foreign minister Adel Al Jubeir says Russian military operations were aimed at provoking Syrian opposition
Saudi Arabia blames Syrian gov't as peace talks end
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al Jubeir. (AFP/Getty Images)
By Reuters
Thu 04 Feb 2016 02:53 PM

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister said on Thursday that the Syrian government's had refused to cooperate with the UN envoy at Syria peace talks and that this was to blame for their suspension.

Adel Al Jubeir also told a news conference in Riyadh that intensified Russian military operations in Syria were aimed at provoking the Syrian opposition.

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