Louay Safi, spokesperson for the Syrian National Coalition, gestures as he speaks during a press conference on the third day of Syrian peace talks at the United Nations Offices in Geneva on January 27, 2014. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI
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The Syrian opposition is willing to lift a siege on three pro-government villages in the north of the country as part of a wider agreement to relieve besieged towns on both sides, the opposition's spokesman said on Tuesday.Louay al-Safi told reporters at the end of a morning session of talks in Geneva that Free Syrian Army fighters are willing to relieve pressure on the Shi'ite Muslim villages of Nubl, al-Zahra and al-Foua.But he said President Bashar al-Assad's government has not agreed to lift the siege on the rebel-held Old City of Homs, seen as crucial for the success of any deal.
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