Syria accepts peace plan, U.N. official says
Kofi Annan, United Nations and Arab League special envoy to Syria.
March 27th, 2012
06:45 AM ET

Syria accepts peace plan, U.N. official says

The Syrian government has accepted U.N. envoy Kofi Annan's plan to forge peace and end violence, Annan's spokesman said on Tuesday.

Annan has offered Syria a six-point plan - supported by the U.N. Security Council - as a way to halt the violence.

The proposal seeks to stop the violence and the killing, give access to humanitarian agencies, release detainees, and start an inclusive political dialogue to address the legitimate aspirations and concerns of the Syrian people, according to a U.N. statement.

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  1. blkmacgyver

    LOL! Obama's one of them. Hes proved it yet again. Suckas are dumb.

    March 27, 2012 at 7:55 am | Report abuse |
    • Wha?

      One of what? He's from syria now?

      March 27, 2012 at 8:08 am | Report abuse |
    • Joe

      @blkmacgyver. Are you really that ignorant?

      March 27, 2012 at 8:15 am | Report abuse |
  2. Jane

    @ blkmacgyver I hope you realize the article states "U.N", no mention of Obama in there. Oh, and define dumb when you use "suckas", are you from the uneducated hood?

    March 27, 2012 at 8:25 am | Report abuse |
  3. crystal

    God, please help them! RIP ones killed by this devistation <3

    March 27, 2012 at 8:54 am | Report abuse |
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    March 27, 2012 at 10:14 am | Report abuse |
  5. Greek American

    Wow, this news is shocking. I agree with many of you though, where in this plan does it call for Assad to somehow pay or be held accountable for his actions? I give Kofi credit at least as he seems to be able to at least open up a dialogue with many of these countries when chaos breaks out.

    March 27, 2012 at 10:22 am | Report abuse |
  6. Bobby Dias

    The Syrian government offered the plan- the United Nations agent Annan was only the messenger.

    March 27, 2012 at 10:45 am | Report abuse |
  7. High Hopes

    Assad is a liar!

    Have any of you had the opportunity to read his e-mails that were published in a CNN article about a week ago? Assad is nothing more than a puppet with Iran pulling his strings. He's their only true ally and they above all nations in the Middle East call for death to Israel.

    The Devil is at their door step, just waiting for that call

    March 27, 2012 at 12:27 pm | Report abuse |
  8. bobcat (in a hat) ©

    Wow, they've finally come up with a sure fire plan to put this to rest. Yeah right, we all know this is going to happen.

    March 27, 2012 at 1:13 pm | Report abuse |
  9. High Hopes

    Annon hears what he wants to hear and Assad is, just, biding time.

    Blah, Blah, Blah

    Talk is cheap... and he's done nothing in good faith. Can't wait for the world to see how few prisoners actually lived through their torture... and to insist that anyone wishing to leave the country must first complete their commitment to serve in his army, leads me to believe that he plans to escalate his armed forces. Gearing up for war, are you, Assad?

    Keep talking... we're listening!

    March 27, 2012 at 1:23 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Philip

    @High Hopes. Most of Iran's population hates their leaders. Virtually ALL young Iranians do. They wish to be free to party and free to enjoy what American's look-at as 'cheap innocent fun' without going to prison for it. Iran will fall without a drop of blood being spilled. (you heard it here first, though i've said it a dozen times. Venezuela? Bloody. Very bloody. Bloodier than Iraq)

    March 27, 2012 at 2:26 pm | Report abuse |
    • leeintulsa

      @philip: you never cease to amaze me. i know a few iranians here, but you know most iranians there.. impressive..

      you are aware they've tried to protest their way to a better life before, right? only to be squashed..? nothing about iran will ever be bloodless.

      March 27, 2012 at 6:33 pm | Report abuse |
  11. banasy©

    Haven't we been through this before?

    Why believe anything Assad says?

    March 27, 2012 at 4:12 pm | Report abuse |
  12. ron

    But banasy, this time is different! He said " I promise".

    March 27, 2012 at 5:07 pm | Report abuse |
    • leeintulsa

      @ron: did he pinky swear?

      March 27, 2012 at 6:25 pm | Report abuse |
  13. ron

    Lol @ leeintulsa, like it would matter huh? Sad , sad , sad for all those caught in the middle.

    March 27, 2012 at 7:26 pm | Report abuse |
  14. leeintulsa

    so has the violence stopped? is aid getting in? wouldn't that be part of this story?

    March 27, 2012 at 8:15 pm | Report abuse |
  15. banasy©

    There are few people more FOS than Assad, but I'll bet we all know one or two....

    March 27, 2012 at 9:02 pm | Report abuse |
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