UN chief warns against fuelling Syria bloodshed
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks at the opening of the UN General Assembly in New York, on September 24, 2013. Ban has called on states to stop sending weapons to the Syria conflict as the United States and Russia wrangled over destroying Syria's chemical weapons. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday called on states to stop sending weapons to the Syria conflict as the United States and Russia wrangled over destroying Syria’s chemical weapons.
The only answer is a political settlement,” he told world leaders. Ban’s appeal came as the United States and Russia haggled over a Security Council resolution to back an agreement for Assad to give up chemical weapons.
US Secretary of State John Kerry was to meet his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov later in New York on Tuesday to discuss the UN resolution and their joint chemical disarmament plan.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at CitizenSimilar Stories