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Annan expects UN Security Council's next steps and action on Syria

07-12-2012 05:37 BJT Special Report:Crisis in Syria |

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International envoy Kofi Annan has delivered a briefing to reporters in Geneva on the Syrian crisis. It follows a closed door session of the UN Security Council.

Annan talked about his meeting with Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad in Damascus, as well as his visits to Iran and Iraq. He said President Assad had agreed a plan to contain the bloodshed in the most violent areas of Syria, step by step.

He also confirmed Iraq and Iran’s support for a Syria-led political transition. Annan says he expects the UN Security Council to decide on its next action within the coming few days.

Kofi Annan, UN-AL Envoy to Syria, said, "We discussed the crisis, as you can imagine, in Syria, my recent trip to the region, and the outcome of the action group meeting here in Geneva. The Council is now discussing what the next steps should be and what action they should take. So we should hear something from them in the next few days."


Editor:Zheng Limin |Source: CNTV.CN

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