Envoy calls for Syria transition to elections

Posted: December 28, 2012 at 12:16 a.m.

MOSCOW — Lakhdar Brahimi, the international envoy on a mission to Damascus seeking an end to the escalating civil conflict in Syria, said Thursday that a transitional government should be granted full executive powers until new elections can be held.

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