New Syria envoy calls for UN council unity
UN-Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi says he hopes to avoid pitfalls encountered by Kofi Annan, who quit in frustration.
Brahimi the new UN-Arab League peace envoy to Syria
The Algerian diplomat Lakhdar Brahimi will now be replacing Kofi Annan as the peace envoy to Syria following the latter resigning after the failure of his six-point peace plan.
Rebels Threaten Aleppo Airport, and a New Syria Envoy Is Chosen
The insurgents’ seizure of areas near the airport comes as the United Nations and the Arab League announce that Lakhdar Brahimi, a veteran diplomat, will succeed Kofi Annan as the envoy to Syria.
U.N.: Brahimi to Succeed Annan in Syria
Lakhdar Brahimi, a former Algerian foreign minister and longtime U.N. diplomat known as a strong-willed, independent broker, has agreed to succeed former Secretary-General Kofi Annan as peace envoy to Syria, the U.N. said.
U.N. confirms Algeria's Brahimi to replace Annan as Syria envoy
UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations on Friday confirmed that veteran Algerian diplomat Lakhdar Brahimi will replace former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan as the international mediator on Syria as the 17-month-old conflict slides deeper into civil war.
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