Syrian Presidential Election A ‘fraud On Democracy,’ Kerry Says
May 19, 2014

Via PBS News Hour:

LONDON — The U.S. and other nations supporting the Syrian opposition agree that President Bashar Assad’s planned presidential election is a “farce” and are prepared to redouble efforts to support the Syrian opposition, Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday.

While stopping short of promising U.S. military aid the opposition is seeking, Kerry said he and his counterparts from 10 other nations unanimously remain committed to “changing the dynamics on the ground in Syria.” Neither Kerry nor British Foreign Secretary William Hague offered many specifics.

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