Assad’s defiance rouses critics

U.N. secretary general,Turkish premier call for change in Syria

Posted: January 8, 2013 at 5:31 a.m.

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Kimoon on Monday expressed disappointment with Syrian President Bashar Assad for rejecting the most important elements of an international road map to end the country’s civil war — a political transition and establishment of a transitional governing body.

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