“Syria will completely withdraw its troops and intelligence agents from Lebanon, U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Tuesday.

In meeting with Annan on the sidelines of an Arab summit in Algiers, Syrian President Bashar Assad agreed to present a firm timetable by early April for a full withdrawal of his country’s forces from Lebanon.

Assad confirmed his commitment to U.N. Resolution 1559, which calls for a Syrian withdrawal.” Read more

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