Obama, Erdogan: Syrian gov’t must end violence immediately

26.04.2011                      22.Nisan, 5771                      Shmini schel Pesach; Tag 7 des Omer


Obama, Erdogan: Syrian gov't must end violence immediately

In phone call, US president and Turkish PM agree Assad should enact reforms, respect democratic aspirations of Syrian citizens; 500 protesters arrested and at least 20 killed in latest day of unrest.

US President Barack Obama on Monday spoke by phone with Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan telling him the US expressed deep concern about the violence in Syria.
"The leaders agreed that the Syrian government must end the use of violence now and promptly enact meaningful reforms that respect the democratic aspirations of Syrian citizens," the White House said….