Syria opposition wants Arabs to intervene militarily

By REUTERS
December 19, 2011 18:19

 
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GAMMARTH, Tunisia - Syria's opposition accused Syrian President Bashar Assad of trickery in agreeing on Monday to let in Arab League monitors, saying he had no intention of honoring the deal and calling for military intervention to protect civilians from his security forces.

They spoke after Syria, convulsed by a popular uprising since March, signed a League protocol that would allow monitors to observe implementation of a deal it agreed last month to pull troops out of rebellious towns, free political prisoners and start reform-minded talks with dissidents.

Qatar's foreign minister had said that if Assad's government did not drop preconditions and sign the pact, the Arab League would refer the matter to the UN Security Council, the key springboard to any wider international intervention.

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