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Syria FM: Monitors must operate within Syrian sovereignty

Syria's foreign minister has said that international monitors sent to the country to help enforce the ceasefire must operate within Syrian sovereignty.

Walid Muallem was speaking during a visit to Beijing, where he met with his Chinese counterpart.

Meanwhile, as the BBC's Jim Muir reports, in some parts of Syria the ceasefire now "barely exists".

  • 18 Apr 2012
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