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  12/28/2012, Tevet 15, 5773

Brahimi: Real Change Needed in Syria

Lakhdar Brahimi, the United Nations and Arab League envoy trying to end the Syrian civil war, called, Thursday, for "real change" and a transition government.

The Algerian diplomat told a news conference in Damascus, before leaving for Russia,  "The change which is needed is not cosmetic." He added, "I believe the Syrian people need, want and aspire to genuine change and everyone knows what this means."