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  7/1/2011, Sivan 29, 5771

Turkish Foreign Minister to Syria

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu is scheduled to undertake a round of meetings in the Middle East this weekend, including one with Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad, according to Agence France Presse.

While in Damascus, Davutoğlu is expected to press the upper Syrian echelons to set up a timetable for the execution of reforms and the end of the bloodletting which has led to the deaths of more than a thousand Syrians.