Syrian opposition call for an urgent meeting with the UN
The Syrian opposition National Council (CNS) wants to treat "massacre" in the Syrian provinces of Homs, Idleb and other areas that have left 250 dead.
They ask the UN to declare the locations attacked as "safe areas" under international protection and force the Syrian regime's forces to withdraw.
France has denounced "the slaughter of an unprecedented scale."
U.S. urges its citizens to leave the country.
The Syrian opposition National Council (CNS) on Wednesday urged the holding of an urgent meeting of the Security Council to address the UN "massacres" in the Syrian provinces of Homs, Idleb and other areas that have left 250 dead in the last two days.
In a statement, the highest organ of the Syrian opposition made the call "in light of the horrible massacres that the brutal regime of (Bashar) Assad committed against unarmed civilians in Jabal Zauya, Idleb, Homs and other areas of Syria have caused almost 250 heroes who died in an interval of 48 hours. "
111 civilians were killed Tuesday in the town of Kafr Eid The CNS Security Council asked the UN to condemn such acts, declare the locations attacked as "safe areas" under international protection and force the Syrian regime's forces to withdraw from them . Also asked to declare Idleb province, especially the area of Jabal Zauya, bordering Turkey and Homs as "disaster areas exposed to large-scale genocide "by the Syrian authorities.
Idleb and Homs are two of the main bastions of opposition to the Assad regime in Syria and are the scene of clashes between the army and deserters. In addition, "we asked the International Red Cross and other humanitarian organizations to intervene directly to provide urgent assistance, "says the note.
On the other hand, the CNS urged the Arab League to condemn the "bloody massacres" committed by the regime of Bashar al-Assad to cooperate with the UN to take steps to protect civilians in Syria. The Syrian opposition group Human Rights Observatory reported on Wednesday that at least 111 civilians were killed Tuesday in the town of Kafr Eid in Idleb, the repression of forces loyal to Damascus.
Tomorrow is expected to arrive in Syria the first group of observers from the Arab League after the Syrian government signed a protocol for sending this mission to its territory. Since launching protests against the regime in March, more than 5,000 people have died in government repression, according to UN figures.
France denounces "an unprecedented scale slaughter"
The Foreign Ministry denounced Gallic Wednesday that on Tuesday took place in Syria "a massacre of an amplitude unprecedented "that caused more than a hundred dead, and urged Russia to accelerate the pace of negotiations in the Security Council face of the draft resolution demanding an end to repression.
The CNS urged the Arab League to condemn the "bloody massacres" "You must put everything in place to stop this spiral of death that (President) Bashar al-Asad applied each day on his people , "said a spokesman for the department as that "before this dramatic context, France calls to increase further the mobilization of the international community."
Outdoor, is "imperative" that Damascus will accept the immediate deployment of observers from the Arab League and allow them to check the "full implementation" of the Arab plan on four points. In that agreement, he recalled the ministerial representative, is included to repression , the release of all political prisoners, withdrawal of the army to the barracks and the international media access to the territory.
"Damascus must respond promptly and without extension to each of the points of the plan of action, "the spokesman stressed that transmits the demand of France that" Russia will accelerate the pace of negotiations in the Security Council about the project resolution ".
U.S. should leave the country
The U.S. government Wednesday asked its citizens not to go to Syria and urged those who are there to leave "immediately" , a new travel alert issued by the Department of State. This replaces a past September 30, warning also that the ability of the U.S. embassy to help its citizens in Syria in an emergency is "very limited" and a "possible reduction of consular services ".
"We remind U.S. citizens that even peaceful demonstrations can lead to confrontation, "says the alert, remembering that since March the protests against the regime of Bashar al-Asad are being" violently repressed . "
In addition, reports that the Syrian government "has repeatedly denied" the diplomats leave the U.S. to travel within the country, which "severely limits the ability of consular officials to assist outside of Damascus."
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