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Syrian bloc, lawmaker reject conditions for peace talks

DAMASCUS — A proposal by a Syrian opposition leader for peace talks suffered two sharp blows Tuesday, with a ruling party lawmaker and the largest bloc inside the antiregime coalition rejecting the idea.

After 22 months and more than 60,000 dead, Syria’s crisis appears to have reached a stalemate, with neither side making significant battlefield gains likely to bring about a military victory anytime soon.

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