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Annan Says Assad Accepts Syria Peace Plan Deadline

The UN and Arab League’s Syria envoy Kofi Annan has announced that Damascus has agreed to an April 10 deadline to begin implementing his six-point peace plan. Annan’s plan calls for an UN-supervised cease-fire by all parties, the withdrawal of … Continue reading

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Annan: Syria to pull back troops by April 10

UNITED NATIONS – International envoy Kofi Annan said Syria informed him its military will complete withdrawal of troops and heavy weapons from populated areas by April 10, according to United Nations diplomats briefed on the plan. U.S. Ambassador Susan Rice … Continue reading

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Annan says Syria agrees to April 10 peace deadline

By: Louis Charbonneau Kofi Annan asked the U.N. Security Council to back an April 10 deadline for partial implementation of his peace plan for Syria, telling its members that Syria had agreed to the date, diplomats said on Monday. The U.N.-Arab … Continue reading

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Bashar al-Assad must obey peace plan or other countries will arm opposition

By: David Blair William Hague delivered a stark warning to Syria’s regime, saying that President Bashar al-Assad must obey a new peace plan or else other countries would arm the rebel movement. The Foreign Secretary said the “reality” was that … Continue reading

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Clinton to Assad: Don’t delay implementing peace plan

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday he could no longer delay implementing a UN-Arab League peace proposal to end fighting in Syria. Speaking after a meeting between Western and Arab officials and members of … Continue reading

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Syrian official says regime won’t back down first

By: Bassem Mroue BEIRUT, Lebanon — The Syrian government will not pull troops from cities and towns engulfed by the country’s unrest before life returns to normal in these areas, a high-ranking official said, as activists reported fresh violence that claimed the … Continue reading

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Syrian violence ignores peace diplomacy

By: Erika Solomon and Douglas Hamilton Beirut – Syrian forces bombarded cities and towns in southern and northern Syria on Wednesday and stormed villages, forcing thousands to flee after President Bashar al-Assad accepted a peace plan calling for the army … Continue reading

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Medvedev: Annan’s mission is Syria’s last chance

MOSCOW, Russia – Russian President Dmitry Medvedev told the UN and Arab League envoy to Syria on Sunday that his mission may be the final opportunity for Syria to avoid “a protracted bloody civil war” and promised Russia’s full support. … Continue reading

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Activists: No signs Syria carrying out peace plan

By: Joe Sterling Even though Syria has signed off on a U.N.-backed peace initiative, activist groups said there’s no evidence yet that the regime is carrying out the plan on Wednesday. At least 15 people, including two military defectors, were … Continue reading

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U.N. Leader Presses Assad on Peace Plan

By: Anne Barnard and Alan Cowell AL QAA, Lebanon — The United Nations secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, “strongly” urged President Bashar al-Assad of Syria on Wednesday to immediately put into effect a peace plan he is said to have accepted that would rein in security forces … Continue reading

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