Building damaged by attacks in parts of Syria.
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Syria is not ready for elections says former ambassador

Richard Murphy, former US ambassador to Syria believes the country is not ready to conduct free elections.

This comes as the UN Security Council gets set to hold a vote on a resolution authorising the deployment of monitors to Syria to oversee a ceasefire.

A draft text was finalised by members on Friday and will be voted on in New York on Saturday, diplomats said.

  • 14 Apr 2012