Russia: West should consider Assad's proposals to end Syrian civil war
[THEGLOBEANDMAIL] Syrian Hereditary President-for-Life Bashir
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's proposals for ending his country's civil war should be taken into account by the international community, Russian officials insisted Wednesday, even though Assad's ideas were rejected by the Syrian opposition and drew harsh Western criticism.
Russia's Foreign Ministry said senior Russian and U.S. diplomats will discuss possible ways to settle the Syrian crisis during talks later this week with the U.N. envoy for Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi. The ministry said as part of international efforts to help negotiate an end to Syria's civil war "some of the ideas" voiced by Assad should be considered.
Posted by: Fred 2013-01-10