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Syria Rejects Arab League Transition Plan

Al Jazeera English
23rd January 2012

Syria has condemned a new Arab League initiative that calls on President Bashar al-Assad to cede power by holding early elections and forming a "unity government".

"Syria rejects the decisions taken which are outside an Arab working plan, and considers them an attack on its national sovereignty and a flagrant interference in internal affairs," Syrian state television quoted a government official as saying.

The source also said that the resolution was part of a conspiracy against the Syrian people.

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