Subscribe Register Login

Sunday, September 21, 2014, 7:13 a.m.
Top Picks - Capture Arkansas

Iran urges immediate halt to violence in Syria

By The Associated Press

This article was published December 16, 2012 at 10:55 a.m.

— Iran is calling for a halt to violence in Syria, hit by a 21-month civil war.

Iran is the main regional ally of Syrian President Bashar Assad. The call comes as reports of rebel achievements increase, and much of the international community recognizes the new rebel council.

The Sunday report by the official Iranian news agency, IRNA, quotes a statement by Iran’s Foreign Ministry as saying all armed actions should be stopped immediately. It says the government and the armed opposition should halt military activities under supervision of the U.N, particularly in civilian areas.

The statement also calls for a broad-based dialogue to form a transitional government aimed at holding free elections.

In the statement, Iran calls for release of political prisoners and reconstruction of areas damaged in the fighting.

Comments on: Iran urges immediate halt to violence in Syria

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

TOP JOBS

  • Sales rep

    fairfield bay area need a fulltime salesperson in russellvi...
    Little Rock, AR

  • Outside sales

    outside sales- Strong computer skills, attention todetails, ...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Teacher -need full time caring

    Teacher-Need full time caring indiv.l to work w/children who...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Cna's

    brighton ridge attention Brighton Ridge of Eureka Springs is...
    EUREKA SPRINGS, AR

  • Housekeeper

    ashley health and rehabilitation is accepting applications f...
    ROGERS, AR

Search 1149 jobs >

Top Picks - Capture Arkansas
Arkansas Online