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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 281-13
April 29, 2013

Readout of Secretary Hagel's Meeting with UN Special Representative for Syria Ambassador Lakhdar Brahimi

            Pentagon Press Secretary George Little provided the following readout: 

            Secretary Hagel met with UN Special Representative for Syria Ambassador Lakhdar Brahimi today at the Pentagon. Secretary Hagel thanked Ambassador Brahimi for his efforts to pursue a political solution to the ongoing crisis in Syria. Secretary Hagel discussed with Ambassador Brahimi United States efforts to provide humanitarian relief to the Syrian people. They also exchanged views on the military effectiveness of the Syrian opposition and the role its leaders might play in a political transition.