U.S., Russia Fail to Bridge Syria Gap, Risking Peace Talks

  • Kerry, Lavrov still disagree on which groups are `terrorist'
  • UN envoy says talks are likely to miss a Jan. 25 start date

The top U.S. and Russian diplomats have failed to bridge divisions over which belligerents in Syria’s five-year civil war should be labeled “terrorist,” a dispute that’s holding up the start of peace talks.

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