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Israeli President Urges Arabs to Intervene in Syria

Says "The United Nations should support the Arab League to build an Arab force in blue helmets" in a speech to the European Parliament

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STRASBOURG, France — Israeli President Shimon Peres, delivering an historic address to the European Parliament, on Tuesday called for Arab League intervention in Syria "to stop the massacre".

"The Arab League can and should form a provisional government in Syria to stop the massacre, to prevent Syria from falling to pieces. The United Nations should support the Arab League to build an Arab force in blue helmets," he said.