Breaking: Gulf states to pull observers from Syria

AFP , Tuesday 24 Jan 2012

The Gulf Cooperation Council members officially announce they will pull their monitors from Syria

Gulf Arab states have decided to pull their observers sent to Syria as part of an Arab League mission out of the restive country, they announced in a joint official statement on Tuesday.

"Gulf Cooperation Council states have decided to follow Saudi Arabia's decision to pull out its observers from the Arab League mission in Syria," the GCC statement said.

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