Skip to comments.Putin raises doubts on effectiveness of Syria sanctions
Posted on 06/01/2012 6:11:41 PM PDT by SunkenCiv
Russian President Vladimir Putin raised doubts on Friday about the effectiveness of sanctions against the Syrian regime of President Bashar al-Assad.
'Sanctions hardly ever work in an efficient manner,' Mr Putin said after meeting with French counterpart Francois Hollande.
As Mr Hollande insisted that Mr Assad's departure was a necessary step to resolving the Syria crisis, Mr Putin indicated it was not essential.
'Why are we thinking that if we push the current leadership from power, then tomorrow general well-being will begin there,' Mr Putin said.
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I feel like I'm living in Bizarro land - Where a Communist Russian KGB spy makes perfect sense while the leader of a Western Nation explains why our cultural suicide is so very necessary.
He’s right....Sanctions rarely work. Saddam built 51 palaces while under sanction. You simply starve the people and they have no where to go.
So little time left, so many things to say, nobody listens.
War is here and people worry about next Santa...