Monday, June 20, 2011

Syria's Assad says national dialogue to start soon

BEIRUT (Reuters) - President Bashar al-Assad faces three months of demonstrations against his regime, said on Monday a national dialogue would start soon.

  In a speech in Damascus, Assad also said he would ask the Department of Justice to study the expansion of a recent amnesty, but said it was important to differentiate between the "saboteurs" and people with legitimate claims.



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