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Syria to sign Arab League's observer mission plan, says report

(Xinhua)

08:29, December 19, 2011

CAIRO, Dec. 18 (Xinhua) -- Syria is expected to sign the Arab protocol allowing in the Arab League's (AL) observer mission on Monday at the headquarters of the pan-Arab body in Cairo, Egypt's official MENA news agency reported Sunday, quoting an Iraqi official.

"An Arab League-proposed protocol on the Syrian crisis will be signed on Monday in Cairo," the report said, quoting Iraqi national security advisor Faleh al-Fayadh.

The Iraqi official said after talks with Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohamed Amr that Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal al- Miqdad is likely to sign the protocol.

Fayadh came to Cairo to discuss the Syrian crisis, and met with AL chief Nabil al-Arabi and Amr on Sunday.

"The Iraqi delegation in Damascus held positive talks with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on the Iraqi efforts to resolve the Syrian crisis," Fayadh told Iraqi TV before arriving in Cairo.

Wageh Hanafy, spokesperson for Arabi, told Xinhua by telephone that Fayadh talked with Arabi on Sunday. However, the spokesperson did not mention if Damascus will sign the deal or any possible date of signing.

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said Saturday that Syria "has positively dealt with all suggestions" presented to it, as the AL gave Damascus till Wednesday to allow in observers, otherwise the pan-Arab body will take the Arab proposal on Syria to the United Nations Security Council.

 
 
 
 
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