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Deputy Secretary of State William Burns' Meeting with UN-Arab League Joint Special Representative for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi


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Washington, DC
December 4, 2012

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Question: Please provide a readout of Deputy Secretary of State William Burns’ meeting with UN-Arab League Joint Special Representative for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi.

Answer: Deputy Secretary of State William Burns met with UN-Arab League Joint Special Representative for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi at the Department of State on Monday, December 3rd.

During their meeting, Deputy Secretary Burns and Special Representative Brahimi discussed the current situation in Syria. Deputy Secretary Burns reiterated the strong U.S. support for Brahimi’s mission. The two noted the deteriorating security and humanitarian conditions in Syria and the threat to regional security from Syria’s continued instability.



PRN: 2012/1913

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