Syria

Kerry Says Meeting With Islamic Front Possible Ahead of Syria Talks

Members of Assad's opposition working towards establishing an Islamic state

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(Reuters)—The United States has not met representatives of Syria's Islamic Front but a meeting is possible to broaden the representation of moderate opposition groups in talks to end the Syrian war, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday.

The United Nations has scheduled a peace conference on Syria for January 22 in Geneva to discuss a political transition to lead the country out of war. Key issues over who will attend remain to be ironed out.