Travel Diary: Secretary Clinton Addresses Friends of Syria Meeting

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, greets United Arab Emirates' Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan, left, and British Foreign Minister William Hague, center, at the Friends of Syria Conference in Tunis, Tunisia, on February 24, 2012. [AP Photo]

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton addressed the Friends of Syria meeting in Tunis, Tunisia, on February 24, 2012. Secretary Clinton said, “I want to thank Tunisia for hosting this meeting today and I salute the Arab League for its leadership throughout this crisis. I want to particularly applaud the selection of Kofi Annan as a special envoy for both the UN and the Arab League. He will seek to advance the consensus reflected in the Arab League transition plan and the UN General Assembly’s resolution, and I look forward to working with him.”

“Now, we are all here because the Assad regime’s escalating violence in Syria is an affront… more »

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