Azerbaijan, Baku, June 11 / Trend A. Taghiyeva /
About 18 people were killed today in clashes between Syrian security forces and opposition in the Syrian city of Idlib, Al-Jazeera said today.
The anti-government protests continue in Syria for more than a year.
They turned into an armed struggle between the opposition and units of the power structures of the country. The reports about new armed incidents and victims appear on a regular basis, despite the country has declared a truce since mid. April according to UN-Arab League special envoy to Syria Kofi Annan's plan. UN observers should monitor
According to UN, the total number of victims of the conflict in Syria has exceeded 12,000 people. About 230,000 refugees became refugees.
About a million people need humanitarian aid.
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