Obama to seek China's help in halting Syria carnage

By REUTERS
June 20, 2012 01:48




LOS CABOS, Mexico - US President Barack Obama said on Tuesday he would use a meeting with Chinese President Hu Jintao to seek Beijing's cooperation in finding a way to stop the bloodshed in Syria.

China has joined Syrian ally Russia in blocking UN sanctions on the government of President Bashar al-Assad. Obama also discussed Syria with Russian president Vladimir Putin on Monday on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Mexico.

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