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Syrians hope for talks to halt exodus

by Gerald Butt, Middle East Correspondent

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 @ 12:24

A SUCCESSFUL outcome to the Geneva 2 negotiations on Syria, which began last week, is vital if the flood of Christians out of the country is to be halted, Christian leaders from the country say.

The Revd Dr Riad Jarjour, a Presbyterian who was brought up in Homs and is a former head of the Middle East Council of Churches, told Fox News this week: "If the Geneva talks do not result in a peaceful resolution that will end the violence and end the war in Syria, more Christians will be ...

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