Assad's Russian defenders

The United Nations Stabilization Mission in Syria has suspended its peace mission. "The observers will not be conducting patrols and will stay in their locations until further notice," said the commander of the 300-strong multinational observer force, Norwegian General Robert Mood.

Gwynne Dyer
Published: Wednesday, 06/20/2012 12:00 am EDT

The United Nations Stabilization Mission in Syria has suspended its peace mission. "The observers will not be conducting patrols and will stay in their locations until further notice," said the commander of the 300-strong multinational observer force, Norwegian General Robert Mood.

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