Former United Nations Secretary General and current U.N. and Arab League envoy Kofi Annan said Tuesday that his bid to get Syrian President Bashar al Assad and his administration to accept a peace plan Annan proposed has been successful. Enacting it, however, is another matter. —KA
“I have a six-point plan which the Security Council has endorsed, dealing with issues of political discussions, withdrawal of heavy weapons and troops from population centers, humanitarian assistance being allowed in unimpeded, release of prisoners, freedom of movement and access to journalists to go in and out,” he said.
Syria has accepted Kofi Annan's plan to end the country's bloody conflict, a spokesman for the UN-Arab League envoy has said. "The Syrian government has written to the joint special envoy Kofi Annan accepting his six-point plan, end... Read Post
(Reuters) - Syria has accepted a ceasefire and peace plan drawn up by U.N. and Arab League special envoy Kofi Annan, his spokesman said on Tuesday, even as Syrian troops thrust into Lebanon to battle rebels who had taken refuge ther... Read Post