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UN Security Council to Deal With League’s Syria Requests: Ban

February 13, 2012

Feb. 12 (Bloomberg) -- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today it was up to to the Security Council to take action on the Arab League’s call for a joint peacekeeping mission in Syria.

In a phone conversation with Arab League Secretary-General Nabil El-Arabi, Ban “stressed that action on the specific requests of the League will be a matter for the Security Council to consider,” according to a statement posted by his spokesperson’s office on Twitter.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Flavia Krause-Jackson at fjackson@bloomberg.net


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