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Syrian government negotiator Bashar Ja'afari attends a new conference after a meeting with U.N. mediator Staffan de Mistura during Syria peace talks at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, April 26, 2016. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

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BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria's U.N. ambassador Bashar Ja'afari, head of its delegation to peace talks in Astana, said on Sunday the main points on the agenda included strengthening ceasefire lines and reaching common ground on fighting terrorism, state-owned SANA reported.

Ja'afari added in a press conference in Astana that Damascus regarded the peace talks as only being between Syrian parties and that Turkey would not participate in dialogue, reported SANA, Syria's official news agency.

(Reporting by Angus McDowall; Editing by Mark Potter)

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