France urges Syria to make immediate political reforms

By REUTERS
March 23, 2011 14:44

PARIS - France urged Syria on Wednesday to carry out political reforms without delay and respect its commitments to human rights.

"France calls on Syria to follow its international commitments to human rights, to which it has signed up especially with regard to freedom of expression and opinion," foreign ministry spokesman Bernard Valero said in a daily briefing to reporters.

"Political reforms must be put in place without delay to meet the aspirations of the Syrian people," he said.


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