The UN secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, has admitted that the UN security council is failing Syria because of big power divisions which have prevented action to end a conflict that has cost hundreds of thousands of lives and driven the biggest refugee exodus in a generation.The UN secretary general said that Russia and China should “look beyond national interest” and stop blocking security council action on the conflict in Syria…
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stated that without the Russian and Iranian support, the Assad regime would fall within twenty-four hours in an interview with CNN TV channel.“They are giving him (Assad) arms support, financial support, allowing this administration to continue, and they are trying to get rid of the opposition there,” President Erdogan added.“Is not Daesh (ISIS) in cooperation with the regime right now? ISIS’s biggest support right now…
The British government released a statement on Friday condemning “in the strongest possible terms all human rights violations that are taking place in Syria on a daily basis.”“The UN Commission of Inquiry has released its latest report into human rights violations in Syria, after hundreds of hours of detailed investigations. Once again the Inquiry has found evidence of appalling human rights abuses and violations taking place in Syria, particularly those…
The EU’s efforts to resolve the refugee issue unless it reverses its fragmented approach, UN high commissioner for refugees António Guterres said in a statement issued today. Noting that Europe is facing a moment of truth, he said "this is the time to reaffirm the values upon which it was built."While underlining the exemplary political and moral leadership from a number of European countries, Guterres said “overall, Europe has failed…
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday lashed out at EU states for turning the Mediterranean into a "cemetery" for migrants, accusing Europe of being responsible for the death of every single victim."European countries, which turned the Mediterranean Sea -- the cradle of ancient civilizations -- into a migrant cemetery are party to the crime that takes place when each refugee loses their life," Erdogan said in a speech in…
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