Skip to comments.U.S. vice president will meet Syrian opposition leader in Europe: White House
Posted on 02/01/2013 3:38:17 AM PST by Brad from Tennessee
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is set to meet with Syrian opposition leader Mouaz Al-Khatib during a European trip in coming days and will discuss U.S. concerns about the Syrian conflict with Russia as well, White House officials said on Thursday.
It would be the highest-level U.S. meeting with the Syrian opposition, which is fighting to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad in a 22-month-old war that has killed more than 60,000 people and forced more than 700,000 to flee Syria, according to the United Nations.
Biden is due to meet khatib on Saturday in Munich on the margins of a security conference, where the U.S. vice president is also due to deliver a speech, the officials said.
The position of the United States is focused on supporting an end to the Assad regime, which is why we have a significant amount of pressure applied on the Assad regime through sanctions and other means, while at the same time were working to bolster a Syrian Opposition Council that we recognize as the legitimate representative of the Syrian people, Ben Rhodes, U.S. deputy national security adviser, said in a conference call with reporters.
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we can all sleep feeling safer tonight
Joe Biden is in charge of US policy toward backing Syria’s post-assad regime
with backup from our new SoS, John Effin Kerry
Ya know, not only has the crazy uncle of the obama administration been let out of the attic
it looks like someone is actually posturing this senile sock puppet as if he’s gonna run for president in 4 years
Stay tuned...more billions for promises of ‘peace’. We are mired in a war with no end.
Clown posse alert, send in the clowns.
If the Democrats endorse Crazy Joe for President he will win.
No matter who Republicans run it will be a Faux democrat.