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U.N. Approves 300-Member Observer Team To Monitor Syria Ceasefire

The U.N. Security Council yesterday agreed to expand the small team monitoring the fragile ceasefire in Syria to 300 members. Kofi Annan, the U.N./Arab League envoy, said the decision was a “pivotal moment in the stabilization of the country.” Meanwhile, the fighting in Syria continues. Activists said Syrian troops shelled a Damascus suburb and rebels [...]
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First team of UN monitors arrives in Syria

News : Yahoo! News: The Upshot (3 years ago)

The advance team of six U.N. observers has arrived in Damascus to monitor Syria's 4-day-old cease-fire, International envoy Kofi Annan's spokesman said Monday. Read Post

UN Team To Monitor Syria's Fragile Ceasefire

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

The UN Security Council has unanimously voted in favour of sending a team of monitors into Syria to observe the ceasefire amid reports of fresh violence. The vote, made on a Western-Arab UN draft resolution, comes two days after the... Read Post

Annan: Observer mission is last chance to stabilize Syria

News : CNN's This Just In (3 years ago)

International envoy Kofi Annan told the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday that the international observer mission to Syria is the last chance to stabilize the country. Otherwise, he said, it could plunge into a full-scale civil war. ... Read Post


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