UN chief: World has 'rare moment' to end violence in Syria

By REUTERS
November 15, 2015 12:24

 
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BELEK, Turkey - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Sunday he welcomed the renewed sense of urgency to find a solution to the civil war in Syria after the Paris attacks, adding the world had a "rare moment" of diplomatic opportunity to end the violence.

At a news conference during the G20 meeting of world leaders in Turkey, Ban also said the response to terrorism needs to be robust, but always within the rule of law and with respect for human rights.

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