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Russia steps up Syria evacuation efforts

NO EXEMPTIONS:EU foreign ministers agreed to keep current sanctions against Syria, rejecting suggestions to alter an embargo so that arms could be funneled to rebels

AFP, MOSCOW

That view was supported on Monday by a new report by a UNappointed panel that said Syria’s civil war is becoming increasingly sectarian and the behavior of both sides is growing more and more radicalized. The report urged the international community to curb the supply of weapons and anti-government forces to part with foreign fighters.

Additional reporting by AP

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