Al-Assad: Military Strike on Syria still not ruled out
Posted on 09/26/13 at 11:36
Syria’s President al-Assad doesn`t rule out US-led attack on Syria. Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad said yesterday that he has not yet ruled out the possibility that the United States launch a military strike on his country Syria, despite the US-Russian agreement on the destruction of Syria’s chemical weapons arsenal and the joining of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) by the Arab country. Read More »
.....In terms of the statements by Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad from yesterday about the still present possibility that the United States under lead of the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Barack Obama launch a military strike against Syria, it is certainly to mention that the upcoming resolution at the UN Security Council (UNSC) willactually include a referenceto the Chapter 7 of the UN Charter.
Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov, at least, added that the resolution on Syria will not include an “automatic trigger for hailing Chapter 7″ of the UN Charter and that there is the need for another resolution in case that the Syrian government will fail (or even cheat) to comply with its obligations to eliminate and destroy its chemical weapons stockpiles. Thus, Washington has partly successfully blackmailed Moscow in terms of the reference to the Chapter 7 of the UN Charter in the upcoming resolution at the UN Security Council on Syria’s chemical weapons.