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Morning Brief: Syrian clashes continue despite ceasefire

Syrian clashes continue despite ceasefire Top story: A deadline set by former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan, the Arab League and United Nations special envoy for Syria, for both government and opposition forces to withdraw their troops and arms came into effect, but violence continued across Syria. Syrian activists reported that troops loyal to President Bashar al-Assad shelled the city of Homs and Aleppo province, while unrest also occurred in the capital of Damascus.
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U.N. meets to discuss Syria amid reports of new massacre

News : CNN's This Just In (2 years ago)

International mediator Kofi Annan plans to brief the United Nations on Thursday as world powers seek to pile on pressure on the Syrian regime amid new reports of a massacre. Annan, the U.N. and Arab League special envoy to Syria, wi... Read Post

Kofi Annan: It's up to the Syrians themselves to decide if President Bashar Assad should step down

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

Kofi Annan, the United Nations and Arab League envoy to Syria, said today that there is not a deadline for ending the Syrian crisis, but it can't be allowed to drag on indefinitely. Mr Annan told reporters before leaving Moscow for ... Read Post

Syria Accepts Annan’s Peace Plan

News : Truthdig (2 years ago)

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 succes... Read Post

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