Former UN chief Kofi Annan said on Thursday he was quitting as international envoy for Syria, complaining that his April peace plan had not received the support it deserved from major powers.
- 13 April, 2012 -- Annan calls for humanitarian access in Syria
Syria must allow humanitarian access to aid those in need after 13 months of deadly violence, a spokesman for international peace mediator Kofi Annan said on Friday.
- 8 May, 2012 -- Peace plan last chance to avoid Syria civil war: Annan
UN-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan on Tuesday told the UN Security Council that his peace plan for Syria could be the "last chance to avoid civil war," UN diplomats said.
- 3 April, 2012 -- Syria accepts April 10 peace deadline: Annan
UN-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan said Syrian President Bashar al-Assad had accepted an April 10 deadline to start implementing a peace plan, as more than 30 people died in new clashes.
- 27 June, 2012 -- Peace envoy Annan confirms action group talks on Syria
International peace envoy Kofi Annan said on Wednesday that an action group on Syria would meet this weekend in a new bid to shore up his faltering peace plan, but Iran was kept off the invitation list.
- 28 May, 2012 -- ‘Shocked’ UN envoy Annan arrives in Damascus
UN-Arab envoy Kofi Annan arrived in the Syrian capital Monday for a bid to salvage his battered peace plan, expressing "shock" at the massacre of more than 100 people in the town of Houla.