LONDON Feb 25 U.S. Secretary of State John
Kerry said in London on Monday that continued violence in Syria
represented further evidence that it was time for Syrian leader
Bashar al-Assad to relinquish his post and condemned recent
violence against civiilans.
Speaking alongside Kerry, Britain's Foreign Secretary
William Hague called for support for Syria's opposition to be
increased significantly in order to help bring the protracted
conflict to an end.
(Reporting By Arshad Mohammed and Mohammed Abbas; editing by
Michael Holden and maria Golovnina)