U.S. believes diplomacy key to ending Syria conflict: White House

WASHINGTON Tue Feb 18, 2014 1:40pm EST

A lone worker passes by the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, October 8, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

A lone worker passes by the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, October 8, 2013.

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States still believes that diplomacy is the best way to end the civil war in Syria but all options were being considered, White House spokesman Jay Carney said on Tuesday, after a second round of peace negotiations broke up in Geneva over the weekend without making progress.

(Reporting by Eric Beech)

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BillRozar wrote:
Arm’s and Armies are not an option to any solution to the Syrian civil and religious war. Has no one noticed that wherever US policy is involved chaos and instability result e.g.,Iraq,Afganistan,Libyia, And now possibly Syria and the Ukraine. It is past time for the US to stand aside and let local conflicts be dealt with by regional interests. Peace will not come about by outside interference in other countries internal affairs. American style government is not the ideal in every country and there will always be opposition to imposing American and western values where they have no historic or cultural legitimacy .

Feb 19, 2014 7:25am EST  --  Report as abuse
willich6 wrote:
I agree that Diplomacy and Compromise are the tools that will end this conflict; it’s just that it won’t be the useless diplomacy that we have seen coming from our ineffective State Dept since Kerry took over. This guy just isn’t respected by any one – allies or foes.. obama needs a new SoS….

Feb 19, 2014 8:47am EST  --  Report as abuse
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