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G8 Agree on Need for Transitional Government in Syria

June 18, 2013

Russia and its G8 partners have forged a joint declaration on the civil war in Syria. A transitional government with executive powers should be agreed as quickly as possible, sources at the G8 summit in Northern Ireland say. The declaration makes no reference to the future role of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Source: Copyright 2013 dpa Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH. Distributed by MCT Information Services

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