UN special envoy to Syria, Kofi Annan said that Syria was on the verge of civil war, if violence is not stopped. According to him, the last hope for peace in Syria are in the hands of an international monitoring team.
It is presented Annan at the UN Security Council before the council on Tuesday, CNN reported. He said the UN should immediately stop the violence in Syria before the civil war that would lead to more casualties occurred.
“The implication will be very terrible. We can not let that happen,” said former UN Secretary-General.
The plan, Annan will soon return to Damascus, Syria, to enforce a ceasefire in the country. The ceasefire agreed by both parties – the Syrian government and the army of the revolution – considered ineffective because soldiers Bashar al-Assad still kept pounding residents.
“There is a decrease in military activity, but there is still a serious violation of the ceasefire agreement,” Annan said.
In a later visit, Annan will call on the Assad government to allow international humanitarian aid enter the country. Assad is also expected to immediately release political prisoners and held discussions with the opposition.]
Since violence erupted in Syria 14 months ago, the UN recorded death toll from the two sides reached more than 9,000 people. Most victims come from civilians, both women and children.
Different amount delivered by the Syrian Local Coordinating Committee (LCC). The committee said the death toll since 14 months ago in the country of more than 11,000 people. However, this report can not be confirmed due to limited access to media in Syria.