Assad meets UN envoy Annan on heels of massacre

May 29, 2012 13:58

DAMASCUS - Syrian President Bashar Assad met with peace envoy Kofi Annan, the state news agency SANA said on Tuesday, following a massacre which Syria's government blamed on Islamist militants, while the global body suggested government forces played a role.

Annan is attempting to salvage a six-week-old peace plan that has UN and Arab League backing, but which has barely slowed the bloodshed in a 14-month-old uprising against Assad that began with mass protests and now has an armed insurgency. Read full story here.

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