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Syria vows to fight ‘escalated terrorist attacks’ as first UN observers arrive

Monday, April 16, 2012

Syria vows to fight ‘escalated terrorist attacks’ as first UN observers arrive


The Syrian army pledged to continue fighting armed rebels in anticipation of the arrival of a team of UN observers, as “armed terrorists” have “hysterically escalated” their attacks following the official halt of all military operations.

­The first six observers arrived in Damascus late Sunday, a UN spokesman said. The other 24 are expected to follow in coming days.

The observers will be monitoring the shaky ceasefire that came into force on Thursday. Aggressions against civilians, army personnel, military checkpoints and private and public properties have all escalated since then, a Syrian military source says. The onslaught came “in conjunction with the UNSC resolution to send international observers to monitor the [ceasefire],”  the official SANA news agency reported on Sunday..... MORE

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URL: http://rt.com/news/un-observer-mission-syria-attacks-100/

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