Emir Qatar proposes sending Arab troops to Syria

Emir Qatar proposes sending Arab troops to Syria

Amman : Jordan | Jan 14, 2012 at 9:00 AM PST
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Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livn meeting The Emir Of Qatar Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani

AMMAN (Reuters) - Qatar has proposed sending Arab forces to stop the bloodshed in Syria, which intensifies the violence despite the presence of observers sent by the Arab League to verify the success of the Arab peace plan.

Asked if he favored the intervention of the Arab states in Syria, said the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani told CNN. Me. U.S. television network CBS that he should send some troops to stop the killing.

And the Emir of Qatar, who supported his campaign, NATO last year, which helped in the overthrow of Libyan dissidents Mu'ammar Qadhafi is the first Arab leader to propose such a move.

The television station reported on its website that the interview will be broadcast in the program (60 minutes) on Sunday.

Headed by Qatari Prime Minister of the Arab League committee on Syria, said the killings did not stop despite the presence of Arab observers who were sent there last month.

In the interview on the channel on the Internet did not explain how the Emir of Qatar to any Arab intervention to succeed.

There is in the West's desire to repeat the military intervention that took place in Libya, despite the fact that France talked about the need to establish secure domains to protect civilians in Syria.

The United Nations says that more than 5,000 people have been killed since the start of the protests against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in March. Syrian officials say that 2,000 of the security forces were killed by "terrorists" gunmen.

In the latest violence, said an opposition leader in exile, citing people he spoke to them on the telephone that the tanks and the Syrian forces resumed their offensive Zabadani town controlled by the dissidents on the army near the Lebanese border on Saturday, killing 40 and occurrence of some of the victims.

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Abdel Fattah Hussein is based in Cairo, Kairo, Egypt, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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