Assad May Be Offered Clemency If He Joins Peace Talks

0 Posted by - June 21, 2012 - Conspiracies & Scandals, Foreign Affairs, Military

Bashar al Assad 008 Assad May Be Offered Clemency If He Joins Peace TalksBritain and America are willing to offer the Syrian president, Bashar al-Assad, safe passage – and even clemency – as part of a diplomatic push to convene a UN-sponsored conference in Geneva on political transition in Syria.

The initiative comes after David Cameron and Barack Obama received encouragement from Russia‘s President Vladimir Putin in separate bilateral talks at the G20 in Mexico.

A senior British official said: “Those of us who had bilaterals thought there was just enough out of those meetings to make it worth pursuing the objective of negotiating a transitional process in Syria.”

CONTINUED at the Guardian.

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