(Reuters) - France will propose giving the United Nations the power to enforce Kofi Annan's Syrian peace plan, Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Wednesday, adding that a no-fly zone was an option under consideration to stem what was now a civil war. His comments were the toughest yet from a major power in response to the relentless violence in Syria, where many hundreds of civilians, rebels and government forces have been killed since an April 12 ceasefire was supposed open up a chance for political talks to resolve the crisis.
France wants a United Nations peacekeeping force to be in place in Mali by April, Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Wednesday."Once the security will assured, we can envisage without changing the structures that it can be plac... Read Post
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