Tuesday, February 7, 2012

#Syria #Assad :Video - Agrees Talks With Opposition Leaders

Syria’s President Assad has agreed to talks with the opposition, will follow Arab League’s roadmap increasing the number of observers in the country, including the most hostile areas in Syria.

This follows talks with the Russian delegation headed by Foregin Minister Sergey Lavrov, who arrived in Damascus on Tuesday.

As RT’s Egor Piskunov reports from the meeting in Damascus, Russia will mediate talks between Assad’s government and the opposition.

Syria is also to call a referendum to draw a new constitution. The brand new constitution will deprive the ruling political party of its monopoly. The date of the referendum will be announced shortly. ...read more