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Turkey Recalls Ambassador from Syria

Turkey recalled its ambassador from Syria and closed its embassy, Monday, because of the security situation.

The announcement followed an announcement by Turkey and the United States that they will seek to provide essential aid, including medical and communications equipment, to the Syrian opposition at a meeting of "the friends of Syria" which will take place on Sunday. The two countries said Syria must begin a transition to "a legitimate government".

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