The leaders of France and the United States called on Thursday for the Syrian government to adhere "scrupulously and without conditions" to a UN-backed plan to end the violence in the country.
The statement issued by French President Nicolas Sarkozy's office after a conference call with US President Barack Obama also said they would intensify their efforts to end the crackdown, including at the United Nations Security Council.
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