Tag archive for ‘Arms embargo on Syria’
By Editorial Team On Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

US backs EU’s step to arm Syrian rebels, slams Russia’s shipments to Assad

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (R) meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Paris on May 27, 2013 (AFP Photo / Pool / Jim Young) The State Department has called for an end of the embargo on shipment More...

By Editorial Team On Friday, May 10th, 2013

Russia Finalizing Syria Weapons Contracts, No New Deals Planned – Lavrov

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (RIA Novosti/Sergey Pyatakov) Russia is not planning to supply Syria with any weapons beyond the current contracts that are nearing completion, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey More...

By Editorial Team On Thursday, May 9th, 2013

EU Arms Embargo on Syria: Scrap it or Drop ‘Non-lethal’ Wording, Says UK

Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron.(Reuters / Yves Herman) The UK has offered EU diplomats a choice between two options of amending the arms embargo on Syria in order to legally unleash a stream of lethal More...

By Editorial Team On Friday, March 15th, 2013

Hollande wants EU to lift Syria weapons ban

French President Francois Hollande has called on Europe’s leaders to lift an arms embargo on Syria to help groups fighting the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. The issue is expected to be discussed on More...