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Latest update : 2011-08-10

President Bashar al-Assad admitted that Syrian security forces had made "some mistakes" during a meeting in Damascus with envoys from UN Security Council members Brazil, India and South Africa on Wednesday.

AFP - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad admitted that "some mistakes" had been made by security forces, in a meeting Wednesday with envoys from UN Security Council members Brazil, India and South Africa, the nations said in a statement.

Assad also highlighted his "commitment to the reform process, aimed at ushering in multi-party democracy," said the statement released by the UN missions of the three countries after the meeting in Damascus.
 

Date created : 2011-08-10

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