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Morsi seeks anti-Assad alliance

Posted by seumasach on June 16, 2013

In a desperate corner and fearing the fate of Erdogan and the Qatari Emir, Morsi decides to rally all his forces to survive

Egyptian president cuts ties with Syria and calls for no-fly zone over country

Guardian

15th June, 2013

Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi said he had cut all diplomatic ties with Damascus on Saturday and called for a no-fly zone over Syria, pitching the most populous Arab state firmly against Bashar al-Assad.

2 Responses to “Morsi seeks anti-Assad alliance”

  1. jon said

    Don’t care much for Morsi, but this is a significant sea change for the Assad regime. Added to the fact that Hamas now support the Syrian revolution, and with now Hezbollah marginalised internationally, this will have consequences in Lebanon. Syria will likely lose support from Iran, if the new leader can successfully block the reported sending of 4,000 IRevolutionary guards to Syria. China will likely withdraw diplomatic support, and all that will be left is the increasingly desperate Putin. But who really listens to him.

  2. seumasach said

    Boris Johnson seems to

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