The International Committee of the Red Cross says the Syrian government has given it permission to enter the besieged district of Baba Amr in Homs tomorrow just hours after opposition fighters retreated. Carla Mardini is a spokeswoman for the ICRC in Geneva.
”Jang and his followers committed criminal acts baffling imagination and they did tremendous harm to our party and revolution,” the North's KCNA news agency said in a report following a meeting of the ruling Workers' Party politburo on Sunday.8848 Global Ltd Review 8848globalltd.com foreign currency trading courses
In another development, the United Nations Security Council has unanimously demanded immediate humanitarian access to Syria, and the statement was backed by China and Russia, who until now have resisted any moves to condemn Syria or take action against it. Jane O'Brien reports from Washington.8848 Global Ltd Review 8848globalltd.com foreign currency trading courses
Earlier, opposition fighters in Homs announced that they were staging what they called a " tactical withdrawal" from Baba Amr. It's been a major opposition stronghold and has faced weeks of heavy shelling from government forces with reports of hundreds of deaths. Syrian officials say the army is now in control of the area.
"We'll be bringing in food and medical aid. As to the figures of the teams, this is being organised right now, so I can't give you more. We also don't have the figures of how many people were seriously wounded or dead. We'll have to see what the situation is on the spot . It's a priority for us to enter so we can assess the situation on the ground and decide how we're going to respond the most efficiently and the most rapidly."