04 Jul

Let them sort out the conflict on their own accord!

National Post | News

Britain and France Wednesday said there could be no political transition in Syria with President Bashar al-Assad and urged Russia to stop backing its traditional ally.

This came as Russia denied talking with Washington about offering exile to Syria’s president, as the chief UN observer said world powers are talking too much and not doing enough to end the Syrian conflict.

While the talks were ongoing, another Syrian general from an engineering division defected to the opposition rebels and fled to Turkey on Wednesday, bringing the number of such top ranking officers given refuge on Turkish soil to 16, Free Syrian Army officials said.

Turkey now hosts some 250 officers who have defected to the FSA in its southern Hatay province and helps them with logistical support, though Ankara denies providing them weapons.


The FSA officials, who declined to be named, said the number of officers defecting was rising…

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