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Putin agrees to sign call for Syrian "transitional government"

Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed to sign a statement at the Group of Eight summit calling for establishment of a “transitional government” in Syria as quickly as possible.

18th June, 2013
Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed to sign a statement at the Group of Eight summit calling for establishment of a “transitional government” in Syria as quickly as possible, putting more pressure on his ally, President Bashar al-Assad.

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov told reporters at the summit in Lough Erne, Northern Ireland, that the G-8 communique on Syria won’t set a deadline for forming a new body with executive powers. He said...

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