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Annan says Syria violence “unacceptable”, breaks guarantees

International mediator Kofi Annan said on Sunday an “unacceptable” escalation in violence in Syria violated guarantees made to him and called on Damascus to keep its promises to end the bloodshed. The special envoy for the United Nations and Arab League urged both Syrian forces and opposition fighters to halt all forms of violence by [...]
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