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High Committee for Negotiations Formation, Challenges, and Possible Continuity

High committee for negotiations was formed on the 11th of December 2015 in opposition conference held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to be the first opposition party which includes political and armed forces inside and outside of Syria although of the absence of a number of political and armed actors. However, the committee received public and political consensus to become the representative of opposition in negotiations held on the 25th of January to be resumed on the 15th of March 2016. Nonetheless, the formation of the High Committee for Negotiations remains functional since its work is limited to negotiation and coordination with all political and armed parties. Hence, it will lose its significance and its function if the negotiations stumbled, postponed or cancelled.