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Two strikes and out

By tom On Wednesday, February 26 th, 2014 · no Comments · In Blog Postings

The U.N diplomat running the Syria peace talks in Geneva declared them over after two sessions. U.N. mediator Lakhdar Brahimi felt the need to apologize to the Syrian people, saying he was “very, very sorry” that, despite two rounds of talks, “we haven’t done very much,” he told CNN and other media.

Brahimi told CNN that another session may be planned for the future but his glumness was a telling sign from a seasoned diplomat who has weathered and guided some of the most challenging diplomatic tasks over the past few decades.

Coming from a veteran and highly skilled and successful diplomat like him, that is a profound statement.



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