Federal Councillor Didier Burkhalter, who represents Switzerland, right, is seen at the ministerial meeting of the Global Counterterrorism Forum in Istanbul, Turkey, Thursday, June 7, 2012. The United... more 
Federal Councillor Didier Burkhalter, who represents Switzerland, right, is seen at the ministerial meeting of the Global Counterterrorism Forum in Istanbul, Turkey, Thursday, June 7, 2012. The United States and its allies in Europe, Turkey and the Arab world have agreed to work on a political transition plan for Syria, hoping to persuade President Bashar Assad's powerful ally Russia to join a broadened diplomatic effort to ease the embattled leader out of power, a senior U.S. official said. (AP Photo) less 
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Associated Press
Thu, Jun 7, 2012 7:48 AM EDT