Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Syrian Crisis Reflects International Community Failure, Qatar Foreign Minister Says  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Qatar News Agency - 26/02/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) HE Foreign Minister Dr. Khalid bin Mohammed Al Attiyah said Tuesday that the deterioration of the Syrian crisis and its implications on the humanitarian condition and human rights of the Syrian people represents the biggest challenge to international law. His Excellency added that the past three years of the crisis have shown that the international community have failed to maintain international peace and security, as indicated by article 43 of the United Nations charter. HE the Foreign Minister was addressing a conference entitled "The Syrian Crisis and International Law," taking place in Qatar University Campus. HE Al Attiyah called on the international community to work harder on achieving peace and stability as well as respect human rights. HE the Minister felt it was necessary that the international community intervene in Syria to end the violation of human rights in the country. HE Al Attiyah further said that one of the main issues facing the Syrian crisis was the double standards that the international community deals with, noting meantime that after three years, more than 130,000 people were killed in Syrian and nine million were displaced as a result of the conflict, and yet there is no solution on the horizon in Syria. Yet in Ukraine, the international community intervened swiftly to end the crisis as quickly as possible, he pointed out. Another reason, His Excellency added, is the faulty composition of the Security Council's members, which prevents the council from taking a resolution that pushes for a solution in Syria. HE Al Attiyah stressed that the current membership of the Security Council does not reflect the will of the international community. As a result, His Excellency called for the restructuring of the Security Council to make more capable of facing threats to international peace and security. Such restructuring would include the membership of the council as well as the voting mechanisms , HE Al Attiyah told the conferees.

 


Qatar News Agency




  MENA News Headlines
 Jul 29 2016 - Saudi injects billions in Asia to draw clients for its oilMENAFN
(MENAFN) With crude prices deteriorating by more than half in the previous two years, the Saudis and other oil-rich nations are basically fighting to lock in and guarantee customers, according to the ...

 Jul 29 2016 - Oman's logistics flourish amid steady political climateMENAFN
(MENAFN) the logistics sector in Oman is not projected to be impacted although oil prices continue to fall, on the back of the vast investments being made in ports, airports and roads sectors ...

 Jul 29 2016 - Kuwait supports Niger's infrastructure with major loanMENAFN
(MENAFN) The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) closed USD19.7 million loan arrangement with African Niger to fund a vital transportation scheme.Accordingly, this is the 12th loan ...

 Jul 29 2016 - Ooredoo SSM's sell iTunes, Facebook, Steam, Xbox, Google Play vouchers and moreThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Ooredoo and Osool Media officials after signing a partnership agreement. Doha: Ooredoo, in partnership with Osool Media, have today announced the official launch of a ...

 Jul 29 2016 - Diversions on East Industrial Road, Al Mamoura Underpass and service road on D-Ring RoadThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Doha: The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has announced that it will put in place a temporary diversion on part of the southbound lanes of the East ...

 Jul 29 2016 - Petrol prices to go up marginally in AugustThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) DOHA: Petrol prices will see a 5 dirhams rise in August, according to the new price list issued by the Ministry of Energy and Industry. Both Super grade petrol and ...

 Jul 29 2016 - Qatar- HH the Emir Holds Session of Talks with Argentinian PresidentThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Buenos Aires: HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani and President of the Argentine Republic, Mauricio Macri, held a session of official talks on Thursday night ...

 Jul 29 2016 - Qatar- Photo Album: Emir in ArgentinaThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) if(window.innerWidth < 728){ googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-796530061225000279-1'); } ...

 Jul 29 2016 - Brexit heralds a new era in UK-GCC relations?The Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) By Sean Evers You";re landing at New York";s LaGuardia Airport on the 'expressway” approach—it";s called that because you come in low enough to buzz the ...

 Jul 28 2016 - Wagner rips apart rusty ZimbabweThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Zimbabwe batsman Hamilton Masakadza runs past bowler Neil Wagner during the first day of the first test match in a series of two tests between New Zealand and hosts Zimbabwe ...

more...


 





Google

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help