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Dabi was speaking to reporters at the League’s Cairo headquarters after talks with League chief Nabil Elaraby. The first batch of about 50 monitors is expected to travel to Syria on Monday.

Galvanised by a soaring death toll after Syria turned troops and tanks on anti-government protests, Arab states have pushed Damascus to let in a team of about 150 observers to witness what is happening on the ground.

But a day after League officials arrived to prepare for monitors, twin suicide car bombings struck Damascus, killing 44 people in the bloodiest violence in the capital since the anti-government revolt began in March.

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