Syrian President Bashar Assad discussed with Turkish PM Tayyip Erdogan by phone the need for a cease-fire to stop Israeli attacks on Lebanon, the state news agency SANA said. This was the first comment by Syria of its desire for a cease-fire between its ally Hezbollah and Israel.
Let's make a quick list of those nations calling for an immediate cease-fire: Syria, Iran, Lebanon. Wow, that's impressive. Two state-sponsors of Hezbollah and the government of the country that allows Hezbollah to operate freely in the south.