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Annan: Assad suggested 'ground-up' end to Syria violence

GENEVA - Syrian President Bashar Assad has suggested ending Syria's conflict on a step-by-step basis, starting with districts that have seen the worst violence, international mediator Kofi Annan told a press conference in Tehran on Tuesday.
"He made a suggestion of building an approach from the ground up in some of the districts where we have extreme violence - to try and contain the violence in those districts and, step by step, build up and end the violence across the country," Annan said, according to a transcript provided by the United Nations.He declined to give details, saying the plan needed to be discussed with the Syrian opposition.
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