Syrian rebels set sights on Damascus airport
Speaking to reporters after visiting Syrian refugee camps in Jordan and Turkey, he also called for an end to the violence.
‘‘The slaughter in Syria must stop,’’ Ban said. ‘‘The military path is a dead end. It only fills the streets with more blood.’’
Associated Press writers Zeina Karam in Beirut, Albert Aji in Damascus, Suzan Fraser in Ankara and Mike Corder in the Netherlands contributed to this report.