Syria’s UN envoy has accused Turkey and Saudi Arabia of giving weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) to terrorist groups fighting in the country. The charge precedes reports Kurdish fighters battling ISIS militants have been attacked with chemical weapons.
Bashar Jaafari told a UN committee on Friday that Turkey and Saudi Arabia should examine their own involvement in the Syrian conflict before leveling “null and baseless accusations [against] the Syrian government.”
In comments delivered to the UN’s First Committee on Disarmament and International Security at the UN General Assembly, Jaafari accused Ankara and Riyadh of being “directly involved in providing these terrorist organizations with chemical weapons,” RIA-Novosti cites a source as saying.
Posted onMay 27, 2014bylucas2012infos|Comments Off on ITAR-TASS – OSCE: Missing Observers Near Donetsk Are From Estonia, Turkey, Switzerland, Denmark – 27 May 2014
Earlier Russia’s permanent representative to the OSCE Andrey Kelin said there are no Russians among members of the missing group
Quote: VIENNA, May 27,/ITAR-TASS/. Four observers of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) that went missing on Monday near the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk are nationals of Estonia, Turkey, Switzerland and Denmark, Michael Bociurkiw, a spokesman for Ukraine’s mission in Ukraine, said on may 27.
Posted onMarch 29, 2014bylucas2012infos|Comments Off on Mish/ Mike Shedlock – Outrageous But Highly Believable Rumor Involving Syria, Turkey, Kerry – 29 March 2014
Normally I stay far away from the rumor mill. Typically, most rumors turn out to be false.
However, actions in Turkey suggest at least some substance to this rumor. Moreover, it’s entirely believable. First let’s tune in to what Bloomberg reports (which I also commented on yesterday). Continue reading →
Comments Off on Mish/ Mike Shedlock – Outrageous But Highly Believable Rumor Involving Syria, Turkey, Kerry – 29 March 2014
Journalist Tim Pool recently joined the VICE editorial staff to cover breaking news, and his first assignment was to fly down to Istanbul and do a live stream of the protests against the construction of a mall in Gezi Park and Prime Minister Erdogan’s Islamist policies. Tim also produced this documentary about the uprising, which includes interviews with protesters on the ground as well info about the failure of the Turkish media to properly give a shit about the situation. Continue reading →
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