Biden rules out military solution in Syria

The US-led coalition began air strikes in Syria in September 2014US Vice President Joe Biden ruled out a military solution to end Syria’s conflict in remarks published Monday, calling for a political transition despite the difficulty. “That should be clear to everyone,” Biden told Abu Dhabi newspaper The National at the start of a visit to the United Arab Emirates ahead of travelling to Israel, the West Bank and Jordan. “So as hard as it is, we have to keep trying to reach a political settlement,” he said.

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