EU powers circulate UN Syria draft resolution

By REUTERS
September 28, 2011 08:57

 
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UNITED NATIONS - Britain, France, Germany and Portugal on Tuesday circulated a new draft UN resolution condemning Syria that drops previous calls for immediate sanctions against Damascus.

The scaled-back resolution, which is aimed at breaking a deadlock on the UN Security Council, includes the threat of future sanctions if the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad does not halt military operations against civilians.

The resolution, if passed, would have the 15-nation council voice "grave concern" at the situation in Syria and demand "an immediate end to all violence."

If Damascus fails to heed the council's demands, the draft resolution, which was obtained by Reuters, says the Security Council would "adopt targeted measures, including sanctions."

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