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U.N. Monitors Start To Arrive

April 16 2012


An advance team of United Nations observers is in Syria to monitor a shaky truce, reports the Voice of America News.

On Monday, government forces were continuing to shell rebel positions in Homs, opposition activists said. Clashes were also reported in Hama.

The first U.N. personnel, led by Moroccan Col. Ahmed Himmiche, arrived in Damascus just hours before, said officials.

The first six observers were part of the first batch of 30 monitors due to enforce the cease-fire,...

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