Posts Tagged ‘Syria-U.S. relations’

Syria – Assad defiant

Monday, July 9, 2012 Comments off



Syrian President Bashar Assad says he has no plans to step down but is prepared to engage the opposition in an “open and honest political dialogue.” Read more…

Western news agencies distorted Lavrov’s speech – RFM

Thursday, June 14, 2012 Comments off


Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks in Tehran. Photo: AFP

A number of Western news agencies have distorted the meaning of a speech by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov given during a press conference in Tehran. The ministry has stated that the words of the Foreign Minister were incorrectly translated. Read more…

Barack Obama rules out military action against Syria

Wednesday, March 7, 2012 Comments off

Russia’s position on Syria not a PR trick

Assad vows to crack down on terrorists, continue reforms

Barack Obama rules out military action against Syria

President Barack Obama says that unilateral military action by the United States against Syria would be a mistake and that the situation in Syria is more complicated than it was in Libya, CBS News reports from Read more…

Referendum in Syria confirms legitimacy of Assad’s power

Tuesday, February 28, 2012 Comments off

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Syrian nationals who support the Syrian regim wave the Russian, Chinese and Syrian flags as they demonstrate in support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Photo: AFP

Nine of ten participants of the referendum in Syria have upheld the draft of the new constitution. According to the Syrian public television, about 8.5 million people (57.4% of Syrians entitled to vote) took part in the Read more…

Foreign intervention in Syria fraught with civil war – Clinton

Monday, February 27, 2012 Comments off

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gives a press conference in Rabat. Photo: AFP

Foreign intervention in Syria may push the country into the abyss of a full-scale civil war, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said in her Sunday’s interview in Rabat, Morocco. Read more…

US will not invade Syria – official

Monday, December 5, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 5, 2011


Assistant Secretary of State Jeffrey Feltman. Photo: EPA    

The US has no plans of a military intervention in Syria and hopes to remove President Bashar Assad by peaceful means only. Read more…

Syria:US recalls its Ambassador from Damascus

Monday, October 24, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 24,2011

Damascus. Photo: EPA    

The United States is recalling its Ambassador to Damascus, Robert Ford, for security reasons, reports the Reuters news agency with reference to a diplomatic source. Read more…

US:Syria’s president must go, Obama says

Thursday, August 18, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 18,2011

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