July 2011
Middle East Reporter (Weekly Edition);7/2/2011, Vol. 140 Issue 1258, p4
The article reports on the warning of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on the possible consequences of the fall of the regime in Syria. It notes the intransigence of the Syrian opposition to work with reforms and rejects suggestions on talks about peace and government transformation. Lavrov calls the need for the opposition to stop being so rigid and accept the offer of dialogue made by President Bashar al-Assad.


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