A SANA picture shows Syrian President Bashar al-Assad (R) meeting with UN-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan in March
A picture released by the official Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA ) shows Syrian President Bashar al-Assad (R) meeting with UN-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan in Damascus in March. Saudi Arabia's foreign minister warned that confidence in Annan's peace efforts was fading fast because of the relentless bloodshed in Syria. © - - AFP/SANA/File
A SANA picture shows Syrian President Bashar al-Assad (R) meeting with UN-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan in March
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Last updated: May 14, 2012

Saudi Arabia: Trust fading fast in Annan peace bid for Syria

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister warned on Monday that confidence in international envoy Kofi Annan's peace efforts was fading fast because of the relentless bloodshed in Syria.

"Confidence in the efforts of the international envoy is falling rapidly because fighting and bloodshed continue," Prince Saud al-Faisal told reporters after Riyadh hosted a consultative summit of Arab leaders of the Gulf.

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