1 Updates
West can't force its will on us, says Syria
Photo Credit: , Getty Images

West can't force its will on us, says Syria

Sep 17 2013, 6:24am CDT | by IANS

Damascus, Sep 17 (IANS) Syria's foreign ministry Tuesday said talks about the political and constitutional legitimacy in Syria is an "exclusive" right of the Syrian people.

Damascus, Sep 17 — Syria's foreign ministry Tuesday said talks about the political and constitutional legitimacy in Syria is an "exclusive" right of the Syrian people. In a statement carried by the...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos

 
 
 

44 weeks ago

West can't force its will on us, says Syria

Sep 17 2013, 6:24am CDT | by IANS

Damascus, Sep 17 (IANS) Syria's foreign ministry Tuesday said talks about the political and constitutional legitimacy in Syria is an "exclusive" right of the Syrian people.

Damascus, Sep 17 — Syria's foreign ministry Tuesday said talks about the political and constitutional legitimacy in Syria is an "exclusive" right of the Syrian people.

In a statement carried by the state-run SANA news agency, the ministry said the US and its allies cannot force their will on the Syrian people, Xinhua reported.

"In a new confirmation about the size of their involvement in the Syrian crisis and their feverish resolve to impose their will and agendas on the Syrian people, the foreign ministers of the US, France and Britain have tried to promote their contradictory stances through trying to reconcile between their support of terrorism and their allegations about supporting the political process in Syria," the ministry said.

A day earlier, Britain, France and the US agreed to seek a "tough" UN resolution against Syria over its use and stockpile of chemical weapons.

During talks in Paris, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, US Secretary of State John Kerry and British Foreign Secretary William Hague also announced a "major international gathering" next week in New York to seek further support for the Syrian National Coalition, the main Syrian opposition abroad.

"In order to negotiate a political solution, we need a stronger position," Fabius said.

"We, therefore, intend to strengthen our support to Syrian national coalition rebels. If you want to change the Assad regime without falling in the hands of the terrorists, you have to support the moderate opposition," Fabius added.

Meanwhile, the Syrian foreign ministry stressed that "President Bashar al-Assad is the legitimate president that the Syrian people have chosen and will remain so as long as the people of Syria want".

IANS

Source: IANS

 

Don't miss ...

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

UN warns of possible Israeli war crimes in Gaza
Geneva/Jerusalem, July 23 (IANS/EFE) UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay Wednesday warned that Israeli military attacks on Gaza could constitute a war crime, as the death toll in Israel's two-week offensive on the Palestinian enclave rose to over 650, mostly civilians.
 
 
Online visa for Indians travelling to Bahrain
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Indians travelling to Bahrain will be able to apply for electronic visas from October this year under new visa rules announced in the Gulf country.
 
 
23 more killed in Israeli offensive, Gaza toll 650
Gaza, July 23 (IANS) Israel's large-scale offensive continues to wreak havoc on the Gaza Strip, killing 23 Palestinians and wounding around 230 others Wednesday and pushing the toll in the coastal enclave to over 650.
 
 
Netherlands observes day of national mourning for MH17 victims
The Hague, July 23 (IANS) The Netherlands observed a day of national mourning Wednesday for the victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

Why it makes sense for iOS 8 and Yosemite to launch separately
Apple’s new operating systems for mobile devices and computers will not launch simultaneously, 9to5Mac has learned from sources familiar with the matter, but that’s not necessarily surprising, even though iOS and OS X...
Read more on Apple Balla
 
HSBCVoice: What's Driving Mexico's Growth?
By Daniel Broderick Mexico’s increasing purchasing power, as well as key reforms passed by recently elected President Enrique Peña Nieto, have contributed to what economic experts at HSBC say may become the world’s...
Read more on Auto Balla
 
Apple denies intentionally compromising iOS security, explains ‘backdoor’ features
Following an extensive security report from an iOS forensic and security expert that questioned some of Apple’s iOS tools when it comes to the user’s security and privacy (see his questions in the image above), Apple...
Read more on Apple Balla
 
Google Dominates Autonomous Cars Influence as Auto Makers Lag Behind
Self-driving cars are not yet on dealer lots, but the space is heating up and it’s being led by tech companies while traditional automakers make efforts to catch-up. A new Appinions’ Influence study released today,...
Read more on Auto Balla
 
UN warns of possible Israeli war crimes in Gaza
Geneva/Jerusalem, July 23 (IANS/EFE) UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay Wednesday warned that Israeli military attacks on Gaza could constitute a war crime, as the death toll in Israel's two-week...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Online visa for Indians travelling to Bahrain
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Indians travelling to Bahrain will be able to apply for electronic visas from October this year under new visa rules announced in the Gulf country. Such e-visas can be obtained ahead of...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Indian girls eyeing a winning start against Canada
Glasgow, July 23 (IANS) The mix of youth and experience will be the key for India when the women's hockey team starts its campaign against Canada in the 2014 Commonwealth Games here Thursday. Both the teams have faced...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
23 more killed in Israeli offensive, Gaza toll 650
Gaza, July 23 (IANS) Israel's large-scale offensive continues to wreak havoc on the Gaza Strip, killing 23 Palestinians and wounding around 230 others Wednesday and pushing the toll in the coastal enclave to over 650...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Netherlands observes day of national mourning for MH17 victims
The Hague, July 23 (IANS) The Netherlands observed a day of national mourning Wednesday for the victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine. This was the first time the country had observed a day...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Vision Without Execution Is Just Hallucination
The title of this blog post is actually the favorite saying of serial entrepreneur, Steve Adams (thanks, Steve), and one of his heroes, Thomas Edison. A great vision is the table stakes for building a valuable business...
Read more on Auto Balla