Saudi foreign minister says decisive stand needed against Syria
RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal said on Tuesday the international community must take a "decisive and serious" stand against the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
"The rejection of the Syrian regime of all serious and earnest Arab efforts .... requires a decisive and serious stand by the international community to stop the humanitarian tragedy of the Syrian people," Prince Saud was quoted as saying by the state news agency SPA.
(Writing by Yara Bayoumy; Editing by Janet Lawrence)
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