Livni: Syria must do more than just say they want peace

January 4, 2011 15:16

Opposition leader Tzipi Livni on Tuesday said that Syria announcing they are interested in reaching a peace agreement with Israel is not enough.

"Syria is signaling a willingness to come closer to the West, but that's not enough," Livni said at a conference at the Diaspora Museum in Tel Aviv. "Syria needs to make a more serious decision than just stating that it is interested in a peace agreement with Israel. Peace isn't eating Humous in Damascus, it's changing the geo-political situation in the region," she added.Livni said that Syria had joined the coalition of extreme Islamists to advance its interests, not because of any ideological connection to its beliefs.

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