Don't miss the inspiring speeches at The Jerusalem Post Conference
Clinton hopes Geneva Syria meeting 'a turning point'
ByREUTERS
June 27, 2012 14:53

HELSINKI - US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Wednesday she was "keeping her calendar open" for international mediator Kofi Annan's proposed meeting on Syria on Saturday and hoped it would be a turning point in the crisis.

Clinton said she was awaiting Annan's formal announcement of the Geneva meeting, and that the United States fully endorsed a road map for a political transition in Syria that Annan has circulated to major powers.

"If we can meet on the basis of that road map...then I think a meeting makes a lot of sense," Clinton told reporters in Helsinki where she is on an official visit. "I'm keeping my calendar open for a meeting with a great hope that this perhaps can be a turning point in the very tragic circumstances affecting the Syrian people at this time."

Related Content
Breaking news
March 30, 2017
Mexican state attorney general arrested in San Diego on drug charges

By REUTERS

Share this article via
from around the web
Top Stories
Israel Weather
  • 15 - 30
    Beer Sheva
    15 - 26
    Tel Aviv - Yafo
  • 16 - 24
    Jerusalem
    15 - 25
    Haifa
  • 21 - 32
    Elat
    15 - 29
    Tiberias