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Algerian diplomat Lakhdar Brahimi confirmed to replace Annan as UN Envoy to Syria

Saturday, August 18, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News August  18,  2012

Former Algerian Foreign Secretary Lakhdar Brahimi will replace Kofi Annan as the United Nations-Arab League envoy to Syria, a UN spokesman confirmed.

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Brahimi, the long-serving United Nations diplomat and advisor, officially accepted the position and will head continued international efforts to bring about a diplomatic solution to the Syrian crisis, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s deputy spokesman Eduardo del Buey said. Read more…

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UN Syria mission likely to be extended – VOR

Thursday, August 16, 2012 Comments off

On Thursday, the UN Security Council is going to debate a proposal to extend the mandate of the UN observers in Syria.
The current mandate expires next Sunday. Read more…