The Syrian state delegation has presented a 'declaration of principles' for the Geneva talks, and has demanded that countries stop arming rebels and 'inciting terrorism'.
The Syrian state delegation's document does not refer to transition of power, and says Syrians alone will choose the political system without 'imposed formulas' from outside the country.
Syria's regime and opposition have agreed that women and children can leave the besieged city of Homs, but relations remain fragile.
Syria's future hangs in the balance ahead of tomorrow's talks. Assad will stay, the government tells ITV News
Delegates from both sides of the Syrian conflict came to the table today but appeared no closer to finding a common position.