The Syrian rebels are holding seven of the G8 states ‘hostage’ and in complete disarray with their preconditions ahead of the Geneva conference, Afshin Rattansi says, adding that those trying to dump weapons into Syria don’t understand the region at all.
Did the White House’s remarks about Syrian President Bashar al-Assad using chemical weapons sound familiar? Former congressman Ron Paul says the build up to a likely strike on Syria reminds him of the days before the invasion of Iraq.
Moscow has insisted that no demands for the resignation of Syrian President Bashar Assad be made in the G8 summit’s communiqué on the issue. The eight world powers have called for a political solution to the ongoing Syrian crisis.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Barack Obama have agreed to push the sides of the ongoing Syrian conflict to the negotiating table in Geneva. The leaders made the pledge after a 2 hour meeting at the G8 summit.
No state has the right to intervene in a rebellion in another country, and stating who shall and shall not be the president of Syria as a pre-condition is a violation of all legal norms, Jim Brann of the Stop the War Coalition has told RT.