"Mission Impossible" in Syria

"Mission Impossible" in Syria

Damascus : Syria | Sep 03, 2012 at 10:09 PM PDT
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The new international special envoy Lakhdar Brahimi sees the face of the ongoing violence in Syria in front of a "virtually impossible" mission. The British broadcaster BBC, he said on Monday, a political change in Syria was "inevitable". In air strikes in northwestern Syria, dozens of people were killed, while in Damascus in an attack in a loyalist area five people died.

Brahimi called for unlike his predecessor Kofi Annan not. The resignation of President Bashar al-Assad He also spoke out against a military intervention at this stage. Thus the "political process failed" would be. According to the Syrian government, Brahimi is expected soon for talks in Damascus.

The President of the opposition Syrian National Council, Abdel Basset Sajda demanded again an international military intervention and arming the insurgents. Needed to protect civilians it a humanitarian and military intervention, Sajda said after meeting with Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo. In order to defend the population against the army, can he ask "the duty" to, for weapons.

meanwhile, from Aleppo, the bombing of a house are at least 14 members of a family, including twelve children, were killed. They were in the afternoon without further ceremony at a cemetery in the eastern metropolis for weeks fiercely competitive economy were buried.

Earlier, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that in an air raid on the city of Al-Bab, 30 kilometers northeast of Aleppo, 18 people were killed, including six women and two children.

karasiwo is based in Karāchi, Sind, Pakistan, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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