Syria's Assad reportedly may be offered clemency by Britain and US if he joins peace talks

+The Guardian reports that Britain and America are willing to offer the Syrian president, Bashar al-Assad, safe passage – and even clemency – as part of a diplomatic push to convene a UN-sponsored conference in Geneva on political transition in Syria.

The initiative comes after David Cameron and Barack Obama received encouragement from Russia's President Vladimir Putin in separate bilateral talks at the G20 in Mexico.

Read more: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/jun/21/assad-clemency-syria-peace-talks

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