UN monitors visit birthplace of Syrian revolt

By REUTERS
April 17, 2012 18:50

BEIRUT - United Nations ceasefire monitors on Tuesday visited the Syrian town of Deraa, birthplace of a 13-month revolt against President Bashar Assad, UN spokesman Khaled al-Masri said.

"A group of international observers visited Deraa in the south of Syria today. They met the governor and toured the city," he said, adding that another group of UN officials held talks in Damascus with government officials.


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