Assad, Arab League chief agree on measures to end violence

By REUTERS
September 10, 2011 18:11

CAIRO - The Arab League agreed with Syrian President Bashar Assad on a series of measures to end months of bloodshed in Syria which will be presented to an Arab foreign ministers meeting in Cairo, the League head said on Saturday after a visit to Damascus.

Nabil Elaraby also told journalists in Cairo upon his return from Damascus that he had urged the Syrian president to "speed up reform plans through a timetable that will make every Syrian citizen feel that he has moved to a new stage".


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