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Fighting May Force U.N. Observers To End Mission

June 18 2012


The chief of the U.N. Supervision Mission in Syria (UNSMIS) has charged that escalating violence in that country is hindering the ability of observers to conduct their mission, reports the U.N. News Service.

The unarmed mission may be forced to leave, he said, as reported by the Irish Examiner.

"Violence, over the past 10 days, has been intensifying, again willingly by the both parties, with losses on both sides and significant risks to our observers," said Norwegian Maj....

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