» 07/07/2012, 00.00
Ban Ki-moon searches for a political solution to Syrian crisis
The Secretary general proposes to replace the UN military observers with a "civilian" mission. For Clinton China and Russia "must pay a price" for their support for Assad, who suffered a severe blow with the abandonment of a loyal general from Republican Guard.
03/08/2012 SYRIA - UN
UN Divided: Kofi Annan steps down as war intensifies in Syria
For the former UN secretary general no cooperation from the Syrian government or opposition. But above all, division in the Security Council and the international community who trade accusations and are partisan in their support. Yesterday 130 people were killed in conflicts in Damascus and Aleppo. Today, the Arab League proposes a resolution to the General Assembly of the United Nations to criticize Syria's threats to use chemical weapons. The military escalation of Damascus and the rebels supported by the countries of the Security Council.
UN deadlock over Syria. Russia and China block Arab League plan
The United Nations Security Council discussed the Syrian crisis for a whole day without reaching a conclusion. India is also opposed to external pressures and demands that a political process led by Syrians, respecting the sovereignty of the country.
06/02/2012 CHINA - SYRIA - UN
Chinese media claim veto to UN resolution against Damascus "for the good of the people"
The main newspapers close to the communist government highlight distrust of the Western bloc. Beijing is behaving "responsibly" and looking after the welfare of the Syrian people. The blockade imposed by Russia and China within the Security Council condemned by the United States. Meanwhile, in Syria people continue to fight and die.
02/12/2008 LEBANON – SYRIA
Who is giving what to whom, Syria or Aoun?
The visit to Damascus by the leader of the Free Patriotic Movement helps Assad overcome Syria’s international isolation. But the international tribunal investigating the Hariri assassination is overshadowing it.
12/10/2016 11:12:00 RUSSIA-FRANCE-SYRIA
The Kremlin "postpones" Putin's visit to Paris
Moscow could not accept the Elysee conditions, which had downgraded the visit of the Russian president with the worsening situation in Aleppo. The opening of the Orthodox cultural and spiritual center in Paris also postponed. Its inauguration "will depend on political decisions". Analysts: Putin risks losing his closest ally in Europe. A "new Cold War."
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