[JURIST] UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon and League of Arab States Secretary-General Nabil El Araby [official websites] on Friday called on warring parties in Syria to stop violence and order a ceasefire [UN News Centre report] during the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha and urged international leaders to join their appeal. The secretaries-general directed their statement at all parties involved, but in particular called on the Syrian government to "show wisdom and vision and stop the killing and destruction so that...

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