Democracy Now: Report: Assad Could Get Safe Passage to Join Syria Talks


The Guardian is reporting the United States and Britain could offer clemency and safe passage to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in order to convene possible U.N.-sponsored talks on a political transition in Syria. The paper reports U.S. and UK leaders received encouragement at the G20 summit in private talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, a Syrian ally, around the possibility of negotiating a Syrian transition. Under the deal, Assad could be offered safe passage to attend a conference on the country’s future.

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~ by wheresthemic on June 21, 2012.

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