Arab League: Don't Expect

(Reuters) Arab League chief Nabil Elaraby said on Monday the pan-Arab body would use persuasion rather than "drastic measures" to press for an end to violence in Syria. The muted Arab response on Syria has contrasted with the League's backing for a "no-fly zone" over Libya after an uprising began there. "At present we have issued a statement and other countries have issued statements. I know of no one asking for further action for the time being," he said.

2011-08-09 00:00:00

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