U.S. Lawmaker Urges Syria to Follow Libya's Steps

(Reuters) Syria should follow Libya's example and renounce weapons of mass destruction and links to anti-Israel militant groups in return for better U.S. ties, Rep. Tom Lantos, the top Democrat on the House of Representatives' International Relations Committee, said Wednesday during a visit to Damascus. "Choosing sides in this global struggle between the civilized world and terrorism is a matter of deeds, not words," said Lantos, who charged that Syria was supplying and allowing weapons to be ferried to Lebanon's Hizballah guerrillas.

2004-08-19 00:00:00

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