Clinton warned that Assad’s days are numbered
US secretary of state Hillary Clinton warned hardline Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad that his days were numberedas both countries intensified the rhetoric in a war of words on Sunday.
Speaking in Tokyo, Clinton said an admission by UN mediator Kofi Annan that his peace plan was failing should serve as a “wake-up call for everyone”.
As to the future of Assad, the state secretary said it should be clear that “the sand is running out of the hourglass”.
Jul 8, 2012 22:53