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Syria opposition ready to attend peace talks, with conditions

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Syria's main opposition grouping has said it will attend peace talks on the condition that President Bashar al-Assad transfers power and is excluded from any transition process. 

Rebel fighters hold a position in a damaged building during clashes with Syrian government forces in the northeastern city of Deir Ezzor, on November 11, 2013

In a statement issued Monday after two days of meetings in Istanbul, the key National Coalition said it would take part in mooted peace talks in Geneva "on the basis of the full transfer of power."

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