U.N. peace monitors in Syria set to begin mission




 
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U.N. peace monitors in Syria set to begin mission
 
April 16th, 2012  
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U.N. peace monitors in Syria set to begin mission
BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.N. peace monitors are due to start their mission in Syria on Monday to oversee a shaky ceasefire undermined by persistent violence and the shelling of the opposition stronghold of Homs by forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad. The ceasefire is part of a broader peace plan brokered by international mediator Kofi Annan, but it looked increasingly under threat throughout the weekend as the government vowed a crackdown on a wave of "terrorist attacks" in Syria. ...




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