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US and UN Urge United Call for End to Violence on Syria

Syria’s opposition is accusing security forces of killing 47 women and children in Homs, which has been under assault for weeks by government fighters trying to flush out rebel fighters.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is urging the international community to “say with one voice – without hesitation or caveat – that the killing of innocent Syrians must stop and a political transition must begin.”  It was an apparent reference to China and Russia, which have blocked resolutions condemning Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon joined Sec. Clinton’s appeal for international solidarity and action against Syria’s “horrific campaign of violence” that had “shocked the conscience of the world.”

Read more at the BBC.

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