Syria appeals to UN to prevent western aggression against it,calls for peaceful solution

Syria's UN representative al-Jaafari in a letter called for peaceful solution to conflict.

Written by PTI | Cairo | Published: September 2, 2013 6:19:06 pm

Syria has appealed to the United Nations to try to “prevent any aggression” against it,even as US President Barack Obama today lobbied with war-weary lawmakers to convince them for a limited military strike.

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“The Syrian government calls on the UN secretary general to assume his responsibilities and to make efforts to prevent any aggression against Syria,” the state-run SANA news agency said,quoting a letter from Syria’s UN representative Bashar al-Jaafari.

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