Details of Arab League’s Plan for Syria

Posted November 2nd, 2011 at 1:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Here is a breakdown of the Arab League's proposal to curb the bloodshed in Syria agreed to on Wednesday:

* The Syrian government agrees to withdraw security forces from the streets.

* Pro-government forces will cease their violent crackdown on demonstrators.

* Syria will release political prisoners arrested in the uprisings.

* The president's representatives will begin talks in Cairo with Syrian opposition groups within two weeks.

* Syria will allow foreign journalists and Arab League officials into the country to monitor the situation.