Annan urges end to Syria violence




 
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Annan urges end to Syria violence
 
March 8th, 2012  
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Annan urges end to Syria violence
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Kofi Annan, the U.N.-Arab League special envoy on Syria, said on Thursday he would urge President Bashar al-Assad and his foes to stop fighting and seek a political solution to end a year of conflict. The turmoil has prompted Syria's deputy oil minister to change sides in the first defection by a senior civilian official since the start of a popular uprising against Assad. In another sign of mounting pressure on Syria, the national currency fell as low as 100 pounds to the dollar from about 47 a year ago. ...




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