US vows to ‘hasten the day Syrian president falls’

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers remarks during a press conference at the US consulate in the Pacific port city of Vladivostok in Russia on September 9, 2012 after taking part in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit.

The United States repeats its subversive rhetoric against Syria, admitting, however, that Russian opposition has prevented it from realizing its ambition of bringing down the Syrian government.

“…we will work with like-minded states to support the Syrian opposition to hasten the day [Syrian President Bashar] Assad falls…,” US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said in the Pacific port city of Vladivostok in Russia on Sunday as she wrapped up an Asia tour.

She said she had argued in favor of upping pressure on Assad in talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, but admitted, “We haven’t seen eye to eye with Russia on Syria. That may continue….”

Anti-Syria Western regimes have been calling for Assad to step down.  Continue reading

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