If he stays in Paris for 48 hours, he can then arrange to meet with Assad, who will be in town. The two of them can have a face-to-face greeting, which would go a long way to starting things off towards a reconciliation. This stuff is so basic, it amazes me when these leaders do everything to avoid meeting.
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from the article: Report: Netanyahu ready to discuss Golan pullout