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'Ice is breaking' in Syria talks: UN mediator

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The ice is slowly breaking in peace talks between Syria's warring sides, UN mediator Lakhdar Brahimi said Wednesday, warning though that no substantive results were expected during this round.  

A Syrian man carries the body of a victim following alleged air raids by government forces on the rebel-held district of Aleppo, on January 29, 2014

"The ice is breaking, slowly, but it is breaking," Brahimi told reporters after a fifth day of talks in Geneva, which both sides described as "positive."

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