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Posts Tagged ‘“Friends of Syria” (FOS)’

‘Chaotic’ meeting exposes divisions on Syria

Posted by seumasach on February 27, 2012

This is an end of empire scenario if ever there was one and it’s heartwarming to see the imperialists and their satellites in total disarray as their nefarious schemes come unstuck.

EU Observer

25th February, 2012

A first meeting of the Friends of Syria group has highlighted divisions inside the coalition and among Syrian opposition leaders.

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For the release of our compatriots and colleagues held in Baba Amr

Posted by seumasach on February 27, 2012

Thierry Meyssan

Voltairenet

26th February, 2012

Our colleagues Marie Colvin (Sunday Times) and Remi Ochlik (IP3 Press) were killed on Wednesday, 22 February 2012, in the rebel-held area inside Homs.

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China boycotts Syria meeting in new snub to West

Posted by seumasach on February 24, 2012

PressTV

23rd February, 2012

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei says his country will not participate in so-called ‘Friends of Syria’ conference, which is expected to gather several western nations and international groups in Tunisia.

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Moscow stirs itself on Syria

Posted by seumasach on February 23, 2012

M.K.Bhadrakumar

Asia Times

24th February, 2012

 

With the “Friends of Syria” (FOS) grouping sponsored by the Western powers and their Arab allies scheduled to hold its first meeting in Tunis on Friday, Russian diplomacy has shifted gear into a proactive mode. The Kremlin was a beehive of diplomatic activity on Wednesday.

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