Syria misses Arab League deadline

05.12.2011                      09.Kislev. 5772

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Syria misses Arab League deadline

Assad regime could face new economic sanctions; some Syrian secret police defect.

The Arab League once again chided Syria for failing to sign up to a league-backed plan to end the violence in Syrian cities. The pan-Arab organization had given the Assad regime a Sunday deadline, but a senior Arab diplomat at the League said late that day that there was no sign Syria had responded.
"We are very clear after the meeting yesterday… We give the Syrians one day, and I hope we will receive the answer from them. But until now I think there has been no answer from Syria," the diplomat said….