We're not yet there on Syria, says UN negotiator

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Staffan de Mistura, United Nations Special Envoy for Syria briefs the press on the last day of the Intra-Syrian talks, Geneva. 31 March 2017. UN Photo / Violaine Martin

The latest round of Intra-Syrian talks has concluded in Geneva where UN negotiator Staffan de Mistura told journalists on Friday evening, "we're not yet there".

Before this fifth UN-meeting meeting between the Syrian government and opposition delegations, Staffan de Mistura had played down expectations of progress amid renewed fighting in the country.

The Syrian conflict, now in its seventh year, has devastated the country, killed hundreds of thousands of people and displaced millions.

Daniel Johnson has more.

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