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  Tishrei 17, 5773 , 03/10/12

UN Chief to Syria: No Heavy Weapons against Civilians

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has called on Syria to not use heavy weapons in civilian population centers. The Syrian army has often used tank fire when fighting rebel forces in populated areas.

Syrian diplomats told Ban they would pass his request along to the Assad regime.

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