Kerry: 'No way' al-Assad can be part of a transitional government in Syria
January 22nd, 2014
06:14 AM ET

Kerry: 'No way' al-Assad can be part of a transitional government in Syria

The aim is ambitious, but the expectations are low.

As top diplomats gathered in Switzerland for international talks aimed at ending Syria's protracted civil war, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged the opposing sides in the conflict to seize the opportunity for peace.

"After nearly three painful years of conflict and suffering in Syria, today is a day of fragile but real hope," he said at the start of the conference in the Swiss town of Montreux.

But the obstacles to finding a solution to a conflict that threatens to destabilize the Middle East quickly became apparent at the conference, which was beset by squabbles before it even began.

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  1. that guy

    In this segment of the fashion dissertation, mcdougal has to astutely provide contradictory reasoning in relation on the preceding argument. You have 20 mins for Task 1 so I suggest you spend maximum 5 minutes on the preparation stage.
    that guy http://tinyurl.com/opbmf4n

    March 15, 2014 at 3:32 am | Reply
  2. Kjtfgg Fhkthjt

    America is the biggest problem for Americans.

    January 29, 2014 at 8:48 am | Reply
  3. George patton

    What right do we have on God's green earth to demand that Bashar al-Assad must go and who are we to dictate Syria's future? We Americans are the one biggest problem that these countries in the Middle East face. It's high time that we just simply butt out!!!

    January 27, 2014 at 2:25 pm | Reply
  4. Teddy

    No need for concern, it's just another "red line".

    January 25, 2014 at 2:43 pm | Reply
  5. USA Keep your noses OUT

    Will SOMEBODY please tell the dreadful Americans that they do NOT, repeat NOT decide who rules over independent, sovereign or ANY other nation on the planet!
    You can't choose a decent leader for yourselves – how are you going to do it for others?

    January 25, 2014 at 1:51 pm | Reply
  6. inferencial

    Kerry....keep you nose out of it

    January 24, 2014 at 3:58 pm | Reply
  7. Jane Doe

    Hey John Kerry, when did you sell your soul to the devil? You're supporting the terrorists!

    January 23, 2014 at 5:16 am | Reply
  8. saeed

    hey p u s s y shut that mouth kerry before someone puts a bullet through that jewish norweigan irish dublin potato farmer ghananian face of yours your messig with the wrong people now sit down like that dog that you are one icbm and that america of yours is blown of these planet just like our moon soon you will witness something great the genocide of the europeans west african eastern european race all of you are going to get burned to death alive even that w h o r e of slavic piece of s h i t putin the jews are also going to get burned to death alive long live the asians death to the european dogs.

    January 22, 2014 at 2:30 pm | Reply
    • Jane Doe

      Just so you know; your ethnic slurs really degenerate your argument. I agree with you that Kerry is on the wrong side by supporting a terrorist take over; but leave the slurs out of it if you want to be taken seriously.

      January 23, 2014 at 5:26 am | Reply
  9. jonny

    who cares if they kill each other, let them its what they want to do anyhow.

    January 22, 2014 at 12:35 pm | Reply
  10. Zolicon

    " You Should Never Send A Boy To Do A Mans Job."

    January 22, 2014 at 9:40 am | Reply

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