Fears abound over Syria diplomacy efforts

22.02.2012                      29.Schwat. 5772                      Jom Kippur Katan

Analyse:

Fears abound over Syria diplomacy efforts

"The only way this regime will go is by force," analyst says.

Western and Arab states plan to hold a “Friends of Syria” contact group meeting this week, but analysts say there is little hope for a diplomatic breakthrough in a conflict that has dragged on for nearly a year and claimed at least 6,000 lives.
On Tuesday, Russia said it would not be present at Friday’s Friends summit in Tunisia, insisting it would only attend if a representative of the Syrian regime were invited as well….