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Kofi Annan: Syrian authorities to declare ceasefire2012-04-11 11:58
The UN and the League of Arab States Special Envoy, General Kofi Annan stated the Syrian government had assured it would declare ceasefire.gt-en-newsitem-inside
As reported by the BBC Russian, General Kofi Annan announced that Syrian authorities had promised him to comply with the obligations of the ceasefire. Kofi Annan made this statement today during his visit to Tehran, trying to enlist the support of Iran's for his peace plan.
The Syrian government promised to cease fire on Thursday morning, the edition reported.
According to the Echo Moskvy, Official Damascus is ready to negotiate, if the opponents of President Bashar al-Assad accept the plan of special envoy of the UN and Arab League. This was announced yesterday in Moscow, the head of the Syrian Foreign Ministry. The opposition, in turn, will cease fire if the government troops leave the cities on Thursday. This is one of the conditions of Kofi Annan's peace plan. He arrives in Iran after Turkey, where he visited Syrian refugee camps the day before. Meanwhile, on the eve, Damascus reported withdrawal of its troops from some of the provinces of Syria. In turn, Moscow called on the Syrian leadership to carry out Kofi Annan's plan.