Thursday, December 27, 2012

U.N. Wants A Transitional Government For Syria

International peace envoy for Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi speaks to the media after meeting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus Dec 24, 2012. [Photo/Agencies]

UN Envoy Calls For Syrian Transitional Government -- Voice of America

As diplomacy to end the Syria crisis escalates, peace envoy Lakhar Brahimi on Thursday called for the installation of a transitional government in Syria that would run the country until elections could be held.

Brahimi's comments come as a Syrian envoy was in Moscow where Russia said Thursday that it was intensifying its efforts to end bloodshed in Syria.

Brahimi, who plans to be in Russia on Saturday for talks on Syria, told reporters in Damascus that a transition period must not lead to a collapse of the state or state institutions.

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More News On U.N. Calls For A Syrian Transitional Government

U.N. Envoy Calls for a Transitional Government in Syria -- New York Times
U.N. Envoy, Moscow Seek Revival of Syria Plan -- Wall Street Journal
UN Envoy, Moscow Call for Revival of Syria Plan -- ABC News/AP
Syria envoy calls for political change to end conflict -- Reuters
UN envoy calls for interim Syria government -- Al Jazeera
U.N. envoy: Transitional government plan could end Syrian war in a 'few months' -- CNN
UN envoy tries to revive Syria peace plan -- Christian Science Monitor
UN Syria Envoy to Hold Moscow Talks -- RIA Novosti
Brahimi calls for transition gov't and end to violence in Syria -- Xinhuanet
Syrian opposition says will accept all solutions excluding Assad -- YNet News/AFP

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