EU official: EU, Turkey agree no military solution in Syria

ISTANBUL (AP) " The European Union's foreign policy chief says the 28-member bloc and Turkey agree that there can be no military solution to the Syrian conflict and that only a political solution can bring peace to the war-torn country.

Federica Mogherini said Friday after talks with Turkey's ministers of foreign and EU affairs that the EU and Turkey agreed to work together on forging a cease-fire in Syria.

She said there should be a transition from the current Syrian leadership and that the country's territorial integrity and unity must be ensured and all minorities protected in an inclusive and non-sectarian country.

This story has been automatically published from the Associated Press wire which uses US spellings

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