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December 4, 2012 3:42 pm

UN Chief Warns Syria Over Golan Incursions

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Ban Ki Moon, the Secretary General of the United Nations. Photo: wiki commons.

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon accused Syria of “serious violations” of the 1974 UN ceasefire resolution between Israel and Syria in the Golan Heights, the Associated Press reported.

Syria forces in pursuit of rebels have recently fired several times into Israeli territory, drawing limited Israeli retaliation. The UN maintains more than 1,000 peacekeepers in the region known as UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF).

“I am concerned that the presence of armed members of the opposition and the ongoing military activities of the Syrian security forces have the potential to ignite a larger conflict between Israel and the Syrian Arab Republic with grave consequences,” Ban said.

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  • Jill Skriver

    The U.N. has been a joke for awhile. I just hope that Israel ignores them and expects nothing from them. They will make Israel pay.

  • Peter35

    Does anyone think Assad will be quivering in his shoes after being chastised by this UN hypocrite?