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Syrian situation is worsening: UN envoy Brahimi

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 11:50

United Nations: The UN-Arab league joint special representative for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi said Monday that the situation in Syria was "extremely bad" and getting worse.
"There is no disagreement that the situation in Syria is extremely bad and getting worse, and that it is a threat to the region and a threat to the peace and security in the world," Xinhua quoted Brahimi as saying.

Brahimi made the remarks after briefing the Security Council Monday morning on what he had seen and heard during his recent visit to the region, including Damascus, and refugee camps in Jordan and Turkey.

He said that he and the Security Council have started to discuss the way forward.


First Published: Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 09:55

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