(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird has lauded the role of the State of Qatar for the liberation of the Libyan people, highlighting its political, diplomatic and military contributions to the success of this liberation.
Minister Baird pointed out to the partnership between Qatar and Canada in the liberation operation, which, he said, was important and essential among a number of member states of the NATO and some Arab countries.
Speaking to the Qatari daily (al-Sharq), the Canadian Foreign Minister believed that Canada and Qatar had played a major role in terms of the military involvement, noting that the Qatari role is not only recognized for its military contribution, but rather for its political and diplomatic contributions to the liberation.
Concerning the situation in Syria, Baird hailed the Arab League distinguished and extraordinary role to resolve the Syrian crisis.
He said that the United Nations had failed to deal with the Syrian crisis and denounced the failure of the Security Council to make any move towards the situation so far.