U.N. to send monitors to Syria as fighting rages




 
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U.N. to send monitors to Syria as fighting rages
 
April 15th, 2012  
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U.N. to send monitors to Syria as fighting rages
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The United Nations will send an advance team of observers to Syria on Sunday to start monitoring a shaky ceasefire, even as a surge in violence on the ground threatened to derail international efforts to end more than a year of bloodshed. Russia and China joined the rest of the Security Council to authorize the deployment of up to 30 unarmed observers in the first resolution on Syria the 15-nation council managed to approve unanimously since the uprising erupted in March 2011. ...




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