Syria`s moderate opposition in `serious difficulty`: France

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Saturday that the moderate opposition to the Syrian regime was in "serious difficulty" and that long-delayed peace talks aimed at ending the crisis were in trouble.

AFP| Updated: Dec 15, 2013, 03:37 AM IST

Monaco: French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Saturday that the moderate opposition to the Syrian regime was in "serious difficulty" and that long-delayed peace talks aimed at ending the crisis were in trouble.
"The moderate opposition that we support is in serious difficulty," Fabius said in Monaco, voicing "doubts" over the prospects of peace talks known as "Geneva 2" that mediators have been trying to organise to negotiate an end to the conflict.