US, EU urge Syria to end violence, permit transition

By REUTERS
November 28, 2011 21:33

WASHINGTON - The United States and the European Union on Monday urged Syria "to end violence immediately" and permit a peaceful and democratic transition of government, the EU and the US said in a joint statement.

The statement, which came after an annual summit of US and European leaders, also called on Syria to allow human rights observers and international journalists into the country.


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