Assad’s fate unclear in world powers’ Syria plan

Posted By on July 1, 2012

(Reuters) – World powers struck an agreement that a transitional government should be set up in Syria to end the conflict there but they remained at odds over what part President Bashar al-Assad might play in the process.

Peace envoy Kofi Annan said after the talks in Geneva on Saturday the government should include members of Assad’s administration and the Syrian opposition and that it should arrange free elections. [full story…]