Syria Talks Between Government And Rebel Groups Delayed

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The U.N. talks between the Syrian government and the opposition have been delayed until later this month. The U.N. special envoy to Syria says he wants to give both sides more time to get ready for the talks. The civil war in Syria has dragged on for nearly six years with hundreds of thousands of people dead.

Here & Now's Robin Young checks in with BBC Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen (@bowenbbc), who was in the city of Aleppo last month.

Note: This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now podcast or with the WBUR app.

This segment aired on February 2, 2017. The audio for this segment is not available.

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