syria eu brazil summit calls for political solution to crisis in syria by syrians


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Jan 25, 2013

BRASILIA, (SANA) – 6th EU- Brazil Summit called for putting an immediate end to all acts of violence in Syria in a way that allows starting the political process by the Syrians themselves with the international community’s support.
In a statement issued at the conclusion of its activities in the Brazilian capital Brasilia on Thursday, the Summit stressed that the leaders in Brazil and the European Union agreed on that the current situation in Syria could have unpredictable negative consequences on the stability in the Middle East and the international peace and security.
The statement called for providing necessary and active support to the mission of the UN envoy to Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, in order to find a political solution to the crisis that is based on Geneva statement issued last June.
On the peace process in the Middle East, the Brazilian and EU leaders underlined the importance of taking clear and tangible measures to achieve peace, in addition to following up on the issue of upgrading Palestine’s position at the UN as a non-member observer state.
President of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, the European Council President, Herman Van Rompuy, and the European Commission President, Jose Manuel Barroso, attended the concluding meeting.

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