Ban Ki-moon expresses troubles about the situation in Syria

Syrian Government agreed on establishing ceasefire regime on the beginning of April. UN observers arrived in the country. But the peace is not seen in this country yet and the fire is going on. As the official web-site of the UN informs UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says Syria is not complying with the UN-backed peace plan to end more than a year of bloodshed. 

The Secretary-General is gravely alarmed by reports of continued violence and killing in Syria, including shelling and explosions in various residential areas, as well as armed clashes.  He condemns in the strongest terms the continued repression against the Syrian civilian population and violence from any quarter.  This situation is unacceptable and must stop immediately.

The Secretary-General remains deeply troubled by the continued presence of heavy weapons, military equipment and army personnel in population centres, as reported by United Nations Military Observers, which is in contravention of the Syrian Government’s commitments to withdraw its troops and heavy weapons from these areas.  He demands that the Government of Syria comply with its commitments without delay.

The Secretary-General reminds all concerned parties, particularly the Government of Syria, of the need to ensure that conditions for the effective operation of the United Nations Military Observers are put in place immediately, including a sustained cessation of armed violence”, the statement by the UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon says.

As the informs Syria Human Rights Watch organization stated that 10 people got killed during operations against the opposition groups in the city of Deir ez-Zor, east of Syria.

London based organization stated that 4 civilians lost their lives in mortar attacks. Two in Homs, three in Aleppo and a person in capital city of Damascus lost their lives. It has been four days since the city of Douma got besieged by armed security forces. They used heavy weapons, Syria Human Rights Watch said.

Menawhile the Syrian General Revolutionary Council denied news reports which said that opposition forces waged bombed attacks in Hama last night killed 16 people. According to their statement, there were missile strikes hitting buildings that killed 70 people-including children by Assad forces.

Shopkeepers closed their shops due to missile attacks in the towns of Hama and Daraa.

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