U.n. Suspends Syria Monitoring As Violence Rages

BEIRUT (Reuters) - United Nations observers monitoring the turmoil in Syria suspended operations on Saturday in response to escalating violence which threatens to kill off a tattered peace plan brokered by international mediator Kofi Annan.

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    BEIRUT: United Nations observers monitoring the turmoil in Syria suspended operations on Saturday in response to escalating violence which threatens to kill off a tattered peace plan brokered by international mediator Kofi Annan. General Robert Mood said ...
    06/16/2012 - 2:01 pm | View Link
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    BEIRUT — The United Nations suspended its monitoring mission in Syria on Saturday because of the rapidly escalating violence there, leaving a U.N. peace plan for the country in tatters and raising fears that a slide into all-out civil war may be unavoidable.
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  • U.N. suspends Syria monitoring as violence rages
    Chief monitor General Robert Mood said the fighting posed a threat to his unarmed observers, one of whose patrols was fired upon four days ago, and prevented them from carrying out their mandate to oversee Annan's widely ignored April 12 ceasefire.
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