File - A picture taken on October 27, 2013 shows Iranian President Hassan Rouhani sits ahead of his meeting with International Peace envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi in Tehran.(AFP PHOTO/ATTA KENARE)
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Iran will not attend peace talks on the Syrian civil war due to take place in Switzerland this month, senior State Department officials said on Friday.The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said that barring a dramatic change in Tehran's position, Iran would neither participate formally in the Jan. 22 talks nor join informally on the sidelines. U.S. officials have said Iran could improve its chances of playing a role on the sidelines of the Syria peace talks by working with Damascus to stop the bombardment of civilians and improve humanitarian access.
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