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Clinton warned that Assad’s days are numbered

Monday, July 9, 2012

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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.

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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”.

Guardian

Jul 8, 2012 22:53

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