Debate ranges, The Associated Press reports. Some favor a change in the EU’s arms embargo to let weapons be sent to rebel forces who are trying to oust President Bashar Assad’s regime, AP says. Britain, for example, wants the ability to supply rebels with weapons.
“We need to stop the killing,” she said Monday, AP reports.
Her push for continued diplomacy comes as the United Nations estimated 70,000 have been killed in the conflict so far.
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Cheryl Chumley is a continuous news writer for The Washington Times. Previously, she was part of the start-up team for The Washington Times’ digital aggregation product, Times247. She’s also a 2008-2009 Robert Novak journalism fellow with The Phillips Foundation. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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