“I urge the Assad regime to implement fully its undertakings to the Joint Arab League and UN Special Envoy on Syria, including withdrawing troops and weaponry from residential areas. The Syrian government has a record of failing to keep its promises. It has the opportunity to change that now: it should seize it.”
G8 Foreign Ministers discussed the situation in Syria when they met in Washington on Thursday. Also on the agenda was stability and security in Afghanistan and peaceful mean of preventing Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons.
Prime Minister David Cameron is in Burma today as part of a four-day trade tour of Japan and South East Asia.