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UN Security Council Unanimously Approves Cease-Fire Observer Team to Syria

This will be ignored by the Assad regime. I don't think anybody believes the Syrian leader is going to bring the crackdown to a halt because some observers (who are unarmed) happen to be watching.

Members of the United Nations Security Council gather Saturday, April 14, 2012, at U.N. headquarters in New York City before a scheduled vote on a resolution authorizing the deployment of the first wave of U.N. military observers to monitor a cease-fire between the Syrian government and opposition fighters. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)


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UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved deployment of a first wave of cease-fire observers to Syria.

The resolution, which authorizes an advance team of unarmed observers, passed 15-0, reports CBS News foreign affairs analyst Pamela Falk.

Falk says observers are expected to arrive within 2-3 days of the resolution's passing