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Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Syria's Assad holds security talks with U.S. official

DAMASCUS-President Bashar al-Assad held security talks on Wednesday with America's highest-ranking career diplomat, a day after President Barack Obama pledged to reappoint an ambassador to Syria after a five-year absence.Under Secretary of State William Burns, the architect of a deal that helped rehabilitate Libya's leader Muammar Gaddafi, met with Assad along with Daniel Benjamin, a senior U.S. counter-terrorism official."I have no illusions about the challenges," Burns said after seeing the president. "But my meeting with President Assad made me hopeful that we can make progress together in the interest of both of our countries," Burns added....

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