Posts Tagged ‘sanctions on Syria’

Russia rejects UN sanctions against Syria

Thursday, July 12, 2012 Comments off

“Ruushka oo diiday Cunaqabatayn lasaari Suuriya”

Russia will not support a draft resolution brokered by the UN Security Council that authorizes sanctions against Syria if it fails to stop violence, the first deputy of the Russian envoy to the UN, Alexander Pankin said on Wednesday. Read more…

EU to ask for UNSC resolution on Syria

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 Comments off

The European Union is to ask the UN Security Council to adopt a resolution imposing sanctions on Syria.

The EU plans to make the request in a statement to be adopted at this week’s EU summit. Read more…

EU OKs new sanctions against Syria

Monday, April 23, 2012 Comments off

The EU has slapped the 14th round of sanctions on Syria, Russia’s ITAR-TASS news agency reported on Monday, adding that a decision to this effect was made during the EU’s ministerial meeting in Luxembourg earlier in the day. Read more…

More EU sanctions against Syria

Friday, March 2, 2012 Comments off

The EU summit has confirmed that in March it will consider a new package of sanctions against Syria.

The EU will intensify pressure on the regime until repression against the opposition and human rights violations are stopped said a joint statement released by European leaders. Read more…

EU slaps more sanctions on Syria

Monday, February 27, 2012 Comments off



27 EU foreign ministers agreed Monday to increase sanctions on strife-torn Syria, AFP cited an official EU announcement as saying.

The new package of sanctions includes restraints on Syria’s Central Bank and airlines. Read more…

Egypt recalls its Syria Ambassador

Monday, February 20, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Feb. 20, 2012

Egypt has joined Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in complying with the Arab League’s Cairo resolution to recall Ambassadors from Syria. Read more…

Danger of civil war in Syria – Lavrov

Thursday, February 16, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Feb. 16, 2012
“The demand of a regime change is the direct way to even more deaths,” -Lavrov

The demand for the change of regime in Syria as a precondition for resolving the conflict in this country can lead to a civil war according to a statement made by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. Read more…

Syria does not recognize Arab League decision

Monday, February 13, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Feb. 13, 2012
Arab League calls for joint UN-AL peacekeeping force for Syria


Syria has refused to recognize the decision of the Arab League summit, which ended on Sunday in Cairo.
The foreign ministers of the Arab League called on the UN Security Council to send an international observer mission to Syria, under the joint control of the Arab League and the UN. Read more…

‘Two or three days’ needed to pass Syria resolution – Churkin to RT

Wednesday, February 8, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Feb. 8, 2012

Russia’s ambassador to the UN Vitaly Churkin – RT

With many accusing Russia of deepening the crisis in Syria by vetoing the recent resolution at the UN Security Council, Russia’s ambassador to the UN, Vitaly Churkin, says the document could have been signed if more time had been allowed for talks. Read more…

Russia, China veto UNSC resolution on Syria – Why they did so?

Sunday, February 5, 2012 Comments off

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Why they did so?

Russia, China veto UN Security Council resolution on Syria

Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin. (Reuters / Keith Bedford) -RT

The United Nations Security Council has voted on a draft resolution concerning the ongoing violence in Syria. Read more…