The head of a UN observation mission arrived in Syria on Sunday and urged government and resistance forces alike to end the violence that has rocked the country for more than a year, according to the Washington Post.
Maj Gen Robert Mood arrived in the Syrian capital of Damascus on Sunday to assist the 30 unarmed UN observers already deployed assist in ending the conflict in Syria. 30 more of the approved 300 observers are slated to follow.
Ten unarmed observers, 30 unarmed observers, 300 unarmed observers, even a thousand unarmed observers cannot solve all the problems," Maj Gen Mood told the BBC. "To achieve the success of Kofi Annan's six-point plan, I call on all to stop the violence and to help us on a continued cessation of armed violence in all its forms."
Violence has gone down in some neighborhoods where observers have been stationed but activists group say that at least 28 more civilians were killed on Sunday.