Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem arrives for the start of a meeting at the European headquarters of the United Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Keystone,/Salvatore Di Nolfi)
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Syria's foreign minister said Saturday his delegation had rejected a US request for direct talks unless Secretary of State John Kerry apologised for his remarks at the Geneva II talks.Syria's government and opposition began the so-called Geneva II talks on January 22, with the participation of dozens of nations, including Russia, which backs the regime, and the United States, which supports the opposition.A second round of talks has been tabled for February 10, with the opposition already committed to attending.More than 136,000 people have been killed in Syria since the beginning of the conflict in March 2011, and more than 2.4 million Syrians have become refugees.
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