Kofi Annan Sets April 10 Deadline For Assad To Comply With Syria Peace Plan

Reuters reports that according to a unnamed U.N. diplomat, former U.N. secretary general Kofi Annan, who is currently the U.N.-Arab League enjoy to Syria, has set an April 10 deadline for President Bashar al-Asssad to fully comply with Annan’s six-point plan to end the year-long violence in Syria. Assad accepted the plan last week but government forces have continued attacks on opposition forces throughout the country. CBS reporter Cami McCormick tweeted today that U.S. ambassador to the U.N. Susan Rice said that Syria’s foreign minister “promised Syrian military will begin immediately and complete withdrawal from populaton centers by April 10th.”