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Saudi delegation pulls out of ‘Friends of Syrian People’ in Tunis citing ‘inactivity’

The Saudi delegation withdrew from the “Friends of the Syrian People” meeting in Tunis over what it saw as the gathering’s “inactivity”, Al Arabiya reported. Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal left the meeting after saying in a speech that … Continue reading

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Algeria calls for immediate end to violence in Syria, protests in support of Syrian people

Algerian Foreign Minister Mourad Medelci, who took part on Friday in the International Conference of “Friends of the Syrian People,” in Tunis, called for the immediate end to violence in Syria, regardless of the source or who is behind such … Continue reading

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Nearly 70 nations at Tunisia summit to call for civilian peacekeeping in Syria

The nations that make up the Friends of Syria group will call Friday for the United Nations to start planning a civilian peacekeeping mission in Syria that would begin after the regime agrees to a cease-fire and a political transition, … Continue reading

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Saudis: Arming Syria rebels an “excellent idea”

TUNIS – The Saudi foreign minister says arming the rebels fighting the brutal regime of President Bashar Assad is “an excellent idea.” Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal went further than any of the other Friends of Syria nations meeting in … Continue reading

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Clinton: Assad regime “has no future”

TUNIS – Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said today the Syrian regime will have “more blood on its hands” if it doesn’t immediately comply with cease-fire demands being issued by a group of 70 Western and Arab nations. In … Continue reading

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Arab Countries Want Stronger Action

Arab countries have criticised international efforts to resolve the conflict in Syria, with Qatar and Saudi Arabia leading calls for an Arab force to impose peace. At an international conference of the ‘Friends of Syria’ group meeting in Tunisia, Western … Continue reading

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Friends of Syria to demand “immediate” truce, back opposition

TUNIS – Western and Arab powers meeting on Friday for a conference on Syria will call for an ‘immediate ceasefire’ and humanitarian access to civilians suffering from a deadly government crackdown, a draft of the final statement seen by dpa … Continue reading

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Rebels plead for weapons to make their vision of post-Assad Syria happen

The main opposition Syrian National Council outlined on Friday its vision for a post-Assad Syria, and appealed for the weapons required to make that happen. The SNC announced it was proposing an interim presidential council of national leaders and a … Continue reading

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‘Friends of Syria’ to Back Post-Assad UN Force, Diplomats Say

By: Nicole Gaouette The U.S. and allies from the “Friends of Syria,” meeting today in Tunisia, will ratchet up pressure on President Bashar al-Assad by announcing plans to deploy United Nations peacekeepers after his ouster, diplomats at the talks said, … Continue reading

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Press Release: SENIOR STATE DEPARTMENT OFFICIAL PREVIEWING THE FRIENDS OF SYRIAN PEOPLE CONFERENCE IN TUNISIA

Press Release: Senior State Department Official Previewing the Friends of Syrian People Conference in Tunisia

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