Syrian Opposition Welcomes UN Peace Plan Progress
As reported earlier, a spokesman for U.N. envoy Kofi Annan says Syria has accepted his plan to end the bloodshed in the country. Here is the latest from the Associated Press:
PARIS (AP) -- A member of the Syrian National Council says the opposition welcomes the government's acceptance of a U.N. peace plan.
Bassma Kodmani told The Associated Press by telephone Tuesday that "we welcome all acceptance by the regime of a plan that could allow the repression and bloodbath to stop."
She is a Paris-based member of the opposition Syrian National Council.
She added, "we hope that we can move toward a peace process."
A spokesman for U.N. envoy Kofi Annan says Syria's government has accepted a plan he is negotiating, which includes a cease-fire by Syrian forces and a daily two-hour halt to fighting to evacuate the injured.