by Los Angeles Times on 31 Jul 2012 | Comments
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon summoned the memory of the massacre in Srebrenica while calling upon world powers Wednesday to do more to stop the killing in Syria. He told the Bosnian parliament that the world body “did not live up to its responsibility” to prevent the genocide in 1995, even as the UN admitted to having already withdrawn half of the 300 monitors in its Syrian mission. Arab nations were pushing for General Assembly approval of a resolution urging a political transition in Syria.
This news summary appeared in UN Wire on 07/26/2012
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