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Arab FMs urges Arabsat, Nilesat to stop boardcast of Syrian channels

DOHA, June 2 (KUNA) -- The Arab League Coucnil of foreign ministers called Saturday on administrations of Arab satellite channel (Arabsat) and Egyptian satellite channel (Nilesat) to stop broadcasting government and non-government Syrian channels.
The Council, at the end of its extraordinary meeting in the Qatari capital, said in a statement the UN Human Rights Council's (HRC) fact-finding commission should be allowed to investigate the Houla massacre in which 108 people were killed, in order to prosecute perpetrators.
The foreign ministers urged the Syrian government to cease security measures in order to cease fire, allow freedom of peaceful protest and implement reforms.
They urged UN Security Council (UNSC) to protect Syrian civilians and stop bloodshed in the troubled Arab country.
They called upon the Syrian opposition groups to unite and meet as soon as possible to coordinate with Arab and international bodies over their political action.
They urged the Syrian government to allow entry of humanitarian aid.
The Arab League Council condemned the massacre in the Syrian town of Houla in which over 100 people were killed, including scores of children.
It also condemndd pro-government militiamen's targeting of civilians. (end) me.bs KUNA 022138 Jun 12NNNN