Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Australia: US urges Russia to join international community on Syria
Sydney Morning Herald
An armed militiaman in the Lebanese port city of Tripoli, where sectarian clashes in pro and anti-Assad have districts left at least eight people dead. Photo: AFPTHE United States has reached out to Syria's most important ally and protector, urging Russia to join a co-ordinated effort to resolve the deadly conflict as the violence spilled across the border into Lebanon.