Contact Group To Focus On Syrian Political Transition
By: Michele Kelemen
June 28, 2012
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has confirmed she will attend Saturday's meeting in Geneva of a new contact group on Syria. The meeting is aimed at halting the violence and facilitating a political transition in Damascus. Clinton's decision to attend came after Iran was dropped from the meeting, organized by special envoy Kofi Annan.
Democrats and Republicans in Virginia are at odds over the value of investigating the state Senator Phil Puckett, who resigned last month to take a job at a state tobacco commission — and turned the Senate over to Republicans.
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