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No Progress to Speak Of as 1st Round of UN Sponsored Syria Peace Talks Ends

“I am extremely concerned that, while discussions continue to try & find a political solution to end the crisis, ordinary men, women & children are dying needlessly across the country & others are desperate for want of food, clean water or medical care,” said Valerie Amos, UN U-SG for Humanitarian Affairs in statement.

Blog Report: UN MUST NAME SYRIA WAR CRIMES PERPETRATORS & URGE PROSECUTION? By Ambassador Mo
UN failing its own principles in Syria? Recently UN offered new guidelines for mediators in how to address evidence of grave violations of international humanitarian law. New code of conduct is intended to discourage impunity & turning a blind eye, (a behavior that eventually contributed to further crimes & legitimization of consequences/fruits of such in Bosnia & Herzegovina & several other conflict zones.
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/un-must-name-syria-war-crimes-perpetrators-urge-prosecution/56302Image

ImageBlog Report: “ACTION GROUP FOR SYRIA,” By Ambassador Mo
Kofi Annan has given it a name & sent invitations for high-level & perhaps last ditch conference to pull political solution out of hat for conference. Initially, Conference was labeled “Contact Group on Syria,” reflecting similar institutionalization of process as in Bosnia (BiH). Results of Contact Group’s efforts in BiH were mixed. It took over 2 years from establishment to end fighting. Thus, perhaps Kofi Annan opted for “Action Group for Syria.”
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/action-group-for-syria/54597