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THE HAGUE / BAN SYRIA

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged members of the Security Council to explore all diplomatic options to bring all Syrian parties to the negotiating table, stressing there is no military solution to the crisis. "We must pursue all avenues to get the parties to the negotiating table," Mr. Ban said in his remarks at a ceremony marking [...]

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UN / SYRIA JA’AFARI

The Syrian government has asked the Secretary-General to have the chemical weapons team currently in their country to investigate three new alleged chemcial attacks on the outskirts of Damascus, saying the rebels used toxic gases against the Syrian army. (UNTV)

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UN / SYRIA CHEMICAL WEAPONS UPDATE

In a statement read by UN spokesperson Farhan haq, the Secretary-General called on all parties to give peace a chance, give diplomacy a chance and to stop fighting and start talking. He said that the Security Council must at last find the unity to act and it must use its authority for peace. (UNTV)

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UN / HAITI

The Special Representative for the Secretary-General in Haiti, Sandra Honoré, told the Security Council that "Haiti is at a crucial turning point" and that progress in the fields of security and stability, as well as socio-economic development, "could be jeopardised by the instability resulting from the polarisation related to the electoral impasse." UNTV / UNICEF

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GENEVA / BRAHIMI

International Peace envoy on Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi says he is against military intervention in Syria, and that any such action would need the approval of the Security Council. (CH UNTV)

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