UN chief says Syria faces 'extremely dangerous' crisis

JAKARTA - Syria faces a profound and extremely dangerous crisis that has potentially massive repercussions for the region and the world, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said on Wednesday, adding that UN-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan will return to Damascus "very soon."
"We do not know how events will unfold. But we do know that we all have a responsibility to work for a resolution of this profound and extremely dangerous crisis," Ban said in a speech in Jakarta.