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International military operation looms for Syria

Posted By yihan On April 26, 2012 @ 8:00 am In Featured Stories,Tile | Comments Disabled

Russia Today [1]
Thursday, April 26, 2012

The new ceasefire set for May 5 could prove a turning point in the Syrian conflict. If the truce fails, an international peacekeeping intervention might become a reality.

Growing frustration over ongoing violence in spite of a recent ceasefire agreement is pushing world powers to search for new means to influence the confrontation.

A new ceasefire date, May 5, has been set to give mediation a chance. The peace process has been “severely compromised” recently, said Alain Juppe, French Foreign Minister on Wednesday.
As the UN Security Council has authorized the deployment of 300 international observers to monitor the situation, Juppe believes the new ceasefire will become a “moment of truth” to define whether mediation can resolve the conflict.

France noted on Wednesday that the UN Security Council has the right to start a military operation against an aggressive power.

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[1] Russia Today: http://rt.com/news/syria-ceasefire-truce-crucial-034/

[2] Sarkozy may ‘run for presidency in 2017’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/sarkozy-may-%e2%80%98run-for-presidency-in-2017%e2%80%99.html

[3] Syria’s ‘very fragile’ ceasefire could see UN observers on the ground in days: http://www.prisonplanet.com/syrias-very-fragile-ceasefire-could-see-un-observers-on-the-ground-in-days.html

[4] Public Relations Campaign for Military Intervention in Syria Begins: http://www.prisonplanet.com/public-relations-campaign-for-military-intervention-in-syria-begins.html

[5] Iowa warns international observers of arrest: http://www.prisonplanet.com/iowa-warns-international-observers-of-arrest.html

[6] UN to send 300 ceasefire observers to Syria: http://www.prisonplanet.com/un-to-send-300-ceasefire-observers-to-syria.html

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