INTERNATIONAL > US, Britain 'willing to examine' Turkey's 'safe haven' efforts for Syria, France voices support

October 8, 2014 4:23 PM

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French President François Hollande has voiced his support for a Turkish proposal to create “safe havens” in Syria for the protection of Syrian refugees, while the top diplomats of the United States and Britain said they are willing to "examine" the idea.

The office of the French Presidency announced its decision in written statement after a phone conversation between Hollande and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Oct. 8. “[Hollande] voiced his support for a proposal brought by President Erdoğan to create a buffer zone between Turkey and Syri...

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