Agency: Arab League expresses 'growing concern' over Syria

By REUTERS
August 7, 2011 16:35

DUBAI - The Arab League on Sunday expressed "growing concern" over developments in Syria and called on the authorities to immediately stop acts of violence against protesters, Qatar's state news agency QNA quoted the body's head as saying.

Arab League Secretary-General Nabil Elaraby issued a statement expressing "growing concern and strong distress over the deteriorating security conditions in Syria due to escalating violence and military operations in Hama and Deir al-Zor and other areas of Syria", QNA said.


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