Peace envoy to visit Syria to work out Eid ceasefire




 
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Peace envoy to visit Syria to work out Eid ceasefire
 
October 18th, 2012  
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Peace envoy to visit Syria to work out Eid ceasefire
AMMAN (Reuters) - The international mediator on Syria will go to Damascus in the next few days to try to broker a brief ceasefire in the war between President Bashar al-Assad's government and rebels during the Islamic Eid al-Adha festival. Lakhdar Brahimi, the U.N.-Arab League envoy, told reporters on Thursday after meeting Jordan's foreign minister that a respite in hostilities could build confidence and help bring about a longer truce in the 19-month-old conflict. "Yes I am going to Syria. ...




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