Syrian tanks continued to bombard the city of Homs and another rebellious city, leading to the death of ten civilians and four militants. This comes as the U.N. peace envoy for the Arab League, Kofi Annan, is traveling to Moscow in an attempt to secure Russian assistance in trying to bring a ceasefire on Syria.
“Russia sees an immediate end of violence in Syria is a priority,” the Kremlin said in a statement on Saturday, a day ahead of Annan’s meeting with President Dmitry Medvedev.
“… the key task is to convince the Syrian opposition to sit down at the negotiation table with the authorities and reach a peaceful resolution of the crisis,” it added.
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