Report: Syria rebels reject written agreement before truce

By JPOST.COM STAFF, REUTERS
April 8, 2012 15:40

 
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A senior general in the Free Syria Army has rejected Syria's demand for written guarantees that insurgents will stop fighting before Syria pulls troops under the terms of a peace plan, Al Jazeera reported Sunday.

Escalating violence has already raised questions over the ceasefire, and the armed rebellions rejection of Syria's request only puts the likely success of the wobbly truce further into doubt.

Opposition activists said dozens of people were killed and wounded on Sunday when President Bashar Assad's loyalists shelled a rebellious area near the border with Turkey.

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