Syria rebels won't attend peace talks
26 November 2013, 16:57
Beirut - The
head of the Free Syrian Army said on Tuesday that rebel forces loyal to him
would not join a planned peace conference in Switzerland in January and would
continue their fight to topple President Bashar Assad throughout the talks.
are not suitable for running the Geneva 2 talks at the given date, and we, as a
military and revolutionary force, will not participate in the conference,"
General Salim Idriss told the pan-Arab news channel Al Jazeera.
will not stop combat at all during the Geneva conference or after it, and what
concerns us is getting needed weapons for our fighters."