France fails to twist China's arm on Syria

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French Foreign Minister said little headway made in asking Beijing to back UN resolution condemning Syria's crackdown on pro-democracy protests.

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French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe said he made little headway Tuesday in convincing Beijing to back a tough United Nations resolution condemning Syria's crackdown on pro-democracy protests.

The visiting Juppe met his Chinese counterpart Yang Jiechi and discussed the need for a resolution condemning the military crackdown on protesters, he told journalists.