Prime Minister David Cameron told ITV News Europe Editor James Mates the EU leaders discussed how they could encourage transition in Syria "at the top" - through the United Nations - and help and advise the Syrian opposition forces.
Mr Cameron said they had not discussed the possibility of military intervention during the summit:
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The decision represents something of a victory for the president who will now be able to enforce most of his controversial 90-day ban.
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