Iraq and Lebanon Reiterates Need for Political Agreement in Syria.
Linkedin

Iraq and Lebanon Reiterates Need for Political Agreement in Syria.

Damascus : Syria | Apr 16, 2012 at 5:02 AM PDT
XX XX
Views: Pending
 
Syrians living in Lebanon hold placards during a demonstration against Syria's President Assad in Beirut

Iraqi PM, Nouri al-Maliki reiterated his country''s support to a political and pacific agreement to the crisis in Syria and rejected all kinds of foreign interference in the neighboring country.



Syrian media highlights Al-Maliki's declarations who also warned that the present attempts to keep on arming and instigating the opposition worsen violence.



In an interview to Awena Iraqi newspaper, the head of State remarked that Baghdad's policy in terms of the Syrian problem is of not interference in the internal affairs and against violence that worsens the crisis.



He added that his government supports the political solution of the Syrian crisis, which could lead to probable wars in the region.



He declared that the language and the actions with the use of the force to defeat the Syrian political regime had not succeeded in their goal. A year had gone by and the government (of President Bashar al-Assad) had not fall, and will not fall, Al-Maliki stressed.



He recalled that in the Arab League Summit held in Baghdad last March, they warned that arming the opposition would lead to alternative regional and international wars in Syria.



Prime Minister of Lebanon, Najib Mikati, and the secretary general of the Syrian-Lebanese Higher Council Nasri Khouri also discussed in Damascus, the bilateral ties, specially the common border and the research of the incident that killed Lebanese reporter. Khouri said that all information concerning the death of cameraman Ali Shaaban, from channel al-Jaaled was handed over to Lebanese President Michel Suleiman.



Mikati and Khouri discussed on suitable mechanisms to control the border and the need to expedite the coordination between the authorities of both countries in this field. The parties stated that there was agreement on this vital aspect.

1 of 21
Next
A Syrian man living in Lebanon holds a placard during a demonstration against Syria's President al-Assad in Beirut
A Syrian man living in Lebanon holds a placard during a demonstration against Syria's President al-Assad in Beirut
IQBALMEMON468 is based in Islamabad, Federal Capital Area, Pakistan, and is a Reporter for Allvoices.
Report Credibility
 
  • Clear
  • Share:
  • Share
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear
 
 
 
Advertisement
 

News Stories

 
  • Sleiman and Mikati informed of preliminary results of cameraman-death ...

      NOW Lebanon
    Lebanese-Syrian Higher Council chief Nasri Khoury said on Monday that he informed President Michel Sleiman and Prime Minister Najib Mikati of the preliminary results of the investigation conducted by the Syrian authorities in the murder case of Al-...
  • Hamadeh slams “scared, indifferent” ministers

      NOW Lebanon
    March 14 MP Marwan Hamadeh said on Tuesday during the parliament's plenary session that Prime Minister Najib Mikati's cabinet included scared and indifferent people and was formed amid the presence of non-state arms...Either directly through its own...
  • Mikati discusses parliament session on cabinet work

      NOW Lebanon
    Prime Minister Najib Mikati said in remarks published on Tuesday that the parliament session, which would be held later today, and would tackle the cabinet's work so far, is a normal assembly and reflects [a healthy political system] and a democratic...
  • Daher calls on Hezbollah to apologize to Sunnis

      NOW Lebanon
    Future bloc MP Khaled al-Daher said during Thursday's parliamentary session that Hezbollah should apologize to the Sunnis. [I call] on Hezbollah to apologize to the people of Beirut, particularly the Sunnis, Daher said in reference to the 2008 May...
  • Zahra says cabinet “insulting” parliament's role

      NOW Lebanon
    Lebanese Forces bloc MP Antoine Zahra said on Tuesday that Prime Minister Najib Mikati's cabinet was insulting the parliament's role, while Deputy Speaker Farid Makari called on Mikati to resign. This cabinet is insulting the parliament's role, and...
  • Iraq PM to visit Iran on Sunday

      NOW Lebanon
    Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki will visit Iran on Sunday to discuss bilateral issues including energy and water, his spokesperson Ali Mussawi told AFP. "Maliki will visit Tehran on Sunday, heading a delegation of ministers to discuss key issues...

Blogs

 >

Images

 >
 

More From Allvoices

Report Your News Got a similar story?
Add it to the network!

Or add related content to this report



Use of this site is governed by our Terms of Use Agreement and Privacy Policy.

© Allvoices, Inc. 2008-2014. All rights reserved. Powered by PulsePoint.