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Next UN chief Guterres says time to overcome divisions over Syria

Newly-appointed UN chief Antonio Guterres on Thursday said it was time to overcome divisions over ending the war in Syria as key powers geared up for a new round of talks on the crisis. "Whatever divisions might exist, now it's more important to unite," Guterres said. "It's high time to fight for peace." Speaking to reporters after his formal appointment by the General Assembly, Guterres said that "to see the Syrian people suffer so much is something that absolutely breaks my heart.
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