Skip to comments.Reuters: China's Xi tells Obama Syria crisis can't be resolved with military strike
Posted on 09/06/2013 5:23:18 AM PDT by maggief
(Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping told his U.S. counterpart Barack Obama on Friday that the crisis in Syria should not be resolved through a military strike and urged him to consider a political solution, state news agency Xinhua said.
Xi's are the highest-level comments from China since an August 21 chemical weapons attack in Syria. They follow remarks by a foreign ministry spokesman, who urged a role for the U.N. Security Council in resolving the crisis after the United States said it had given up trying to work with the council on Syria.
"A political solution is the only right way out for the Syrian crisis, and a military strike cannot solve the problem from the root," Xinhua quoted Xi as telling Obama on the sidelines of a G20 summit in St. Petersburg in Russia.
"We expect certain countries to have a second thought before action."
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What happened, Nancy?
Syria peace envoy Brahimi says no strikes without U.N. approval
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - The United Nations peace envoy for Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, said on Friday no state had the right to “take the law into their hands” and conduct military action against Syria without U.N. Security Council approval.
Brahimi spoke on the sidelines of a G20 summit after meetings with foreign ministers including Russia’s Sergei Lavrov, who said many nations realise that striking Syria without Security Council backing would scuttle the chances of reaching a political solution.
by Reuters_LindaNoakes 7:26 AM
11:29 GMT: Moscow has warned Washington against staging attacks on Syrias chemical weapons depots.
“With particular concern, we perceive the fact that among possible targets for attacks are objects of military infrastructure securing the safety of Syrian chemical weapons arsenals, according to a statement in the comment of the Department of Information and Media relations of the Russian Foreign Ministry, issued on Friday.
In this regard, we would like to warn the US government and its allies from inflicting any assaults on chemical facilities and adjacent territories, the document says.
11:22 GMT: The crisis in Syria should be resolved through political means and not a military strike, Chinese President Xi Jinping told his US counterpart Barack Obama during the G20 summit in St. Petersburg in Russia.
“A political solution is the only right way out for the Syrian crisis, and a military strike cannot solve the problem from the root,” Xinhua news agency quoted Xi as saying. “We expect certain countries to have a second thought before action,” he added.
There is no crisis over there.
The only crisis is here - do we let the Resident do what he wants to support his terrorist friends?
Hussein knows that — but his goal is to create more chaos.
Two things can bring peace to Syria:
1. Divine intervention.
2. Total annihilation of all resistance followed by colonization.
#2 was how America and every superpower worth mentioning was built. It works. If we aren’t ready to try that, rain cheap shells/missiles to our heart’s content and leave it at that.