Will Russia Stand Up to Syrian Challenge?

According to several media outlets, on May 24 Russian President Dmitry Medvedev in a telephone conversation with his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad pointed out to him the need to engage in a dialogue with the circles as wide as possible.

As pointed out by sources in the Arab countries, including Syria, Damascus was not given the names of specific representatives it could engage in a dialogue with. In return, Assad clearly stated that he would continue to “fight against extremists.”

Pravda Russia writes:

http://english.pravda.ru/russia/politics/27-05-2011/118031-russia_syria-0/

Categories: Russia

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