Arab mission to Syria to visit Homs Tuesday-source

Mon Dec 26, 2011 6:49am GMT

CAIRO Dec 26 (Reuters) - The Arab League's monitoring team will start its mission in Syria by visiting the turbulent city of Homs on Tuesday, a source at the mission told Reuters.

The first group of about 50 monitors, led by Sudanese General Mustafa Dabi, is expected to travel to Syria on Monday.

It also will visit the capital Damascus, Hama and Edleb on Tuesday, the source said. (Reporting By Ayman Samir; Wirting by Tamim Elyan)

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