Syria Signs Arab League Proposal

Syria finally signed the Arab League's proposal. After two missed deadline ultimatum, the government of President Bashar al-Assad signed the agreement as well as giving permission for the team to enter the Syrian Arab oversight. Signing performed in the office of Arab League in Cairo, Egypt.

In signing of it, the government of Syria represented by Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal al-Miqdad. "The signing of these protocols is the beginning of our cooperation with the Arab League. We will also welcome the arrival of Arab supervisory team with open arms," said Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem told a news conference in Damascus.

Muallem hope, the signing of a peace deal could be a first step in solving the political conflict that has lasted for nine months. "The team supervisor Arab League will have one month to dig up the facts in Syria. However, this mandate could be extended with the consent of both parties," said 70-year politician.

He added that Arab League member regulatory team will be given full freedom in carrying out activities in Syria. Even so, the safety of all members of the oversight team will be guaranteed. "As long as they do not visit sensitive military facilities, we will certainly guarantee their safety entirely," he said.

Muallem also promised to fully support all activities of Arab League team of oversight in Syria. "We will support this mission seriously and uphold professionalism and objectivity," he explained.

For that, he will continue to establish intensive communication with Arab League Secretary General Nabil Elaraby. Arab League team of oversight will arrive in Syria within 72 hours (three days) since the proposal was signed.

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