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March 21, 2012 4:58 pm

Russia and China Back UN Security Council on Syria Peace Plan

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad (left) with former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev. Photo: wiki commons.

Ynet – The UN Security Council, including Russia and China, threw its weight on Wednesday behind efforts by Kofi Annan to end the bloody conflict in Syria, providing a rare moment of global unity in the face of the year-long crisis.

In a statement approved by all its 15 members, the council threatened Syria with unspecified “further steps” if it failed to comply with Annan’s peace plan, which calls for a ceasefire and demands swift access for aid agencies.

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