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Syrian president speaks

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 - 01:33

June 20 - Angry Syrian refugees protest over President Bashar al-Assad's promises of creating a national dialogue. Jessica Gray reports.

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Syria's embattled president vows to reunite his country using peaceful means. In his third address since unrest broke out in March clearly -- president Bashar Al Assad said he was working to create a national dialogue. -- -- -- -- my purpose from the meetings was to find out about the reality of the situation in a more detailed way but I found myself part of true national dialogue the national dialogue is not restricted to certain sectors nor does it mean dialogue between the government and the opposition and it need not be restricted to political matters it is dialogue by all the people on all national matters. -- he plans to set up a committee that conducts hearings with various groups to pave the way for constitutional reform. He will then hear their recommendations within a month's time. It -- oddly in the ongoing violence against protesters over the last three months on armed groups in Islamist hoping to embroil Syria in chaos. And condemned the deadly attacks on security forces hinges Shuler. Reaction to his words was swift. Hundreds of Syrian refugees in Turkish can't staged an anti government protest. Human rights groups say over thirteen hundred civilians have died in the unrest and another 101000 have been detained. Although this is difficult to bear finance foreign media as far from the country. Jessica gray Reuters.

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Syrian president speaks

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 - 01:33