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Thorbjørn Jagland

Thorbjørn Jagland

Secretary General ThorbjørnJagland today issued the following statement: "The attack by Syrian forces on a refugee camp inside the Turkish border is a blatant violation of international law. It is deeply worrying that the Syrian regime is escalating the conflict at a time when the international community is intensifying efforts to broker a peaceful, political solution. President al-Assad must work with UN Secretary General's Special Envoy Kofi Annan on immediate, full and unconditional compliance with the peace plan.

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Joint statement on the situation in Syria by PACE President and Chair of its Political Affairs Committee

Strasbourg 09/04/2012
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