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By etrigan - Last updated: Tuesday, March 30, 2004 - Save & Share - Leave a Comment

Syria’s “begging”: Australia to put in a good word for them with Washington:

Sen. Sandy Macdonald, who last November led a parliamentary delegation to Syria, told The Weekend Australian newspaper Damascus wants Australian help in altering its image from a state that assists terrorists to a willing partner in the war on terror. …

Australia is willing to help Syria – in the same way it helped promote a thawing of relations between the West and Libya – but first wants Damascus to show its commitment to peace. …

“We would like to see Syria follow Libya’s example in making a genuine return to the international community,” (said) a spokesman for Foreign Minister Alexander Downer…

“But Syria must abandon any effort to attain weapons of mass destruction, act to control the flow of terrorists across its border with Iraq and step up support for the war on terror,” said the spokesman

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