Home About Kuna Advertise Contact Us Kuna's Bureaus Services Term Of Use
Register Login
facebook Twitter Youtube rss
EU anew throws weight behind efforts for deal on Iran's nuclear file      "We've killed more than 8,500 ISIL fighters" -- CENTCOM      Netanyahu speech on Iran offers "nothing new" - Obama      Dubai hotels welcome 11.6 million guests in 2014      Yemeni Pres. suggests shifting national dialogue to Riyadh      GCC joint naval exercise Union 17 kicks off in UAE      Parl't panel rejects requests to lift MPs immunity
  Politics
France says military option for Syria is "not valid"
20/01/2012   |   04:52 PM | World News
تصغير الخطالشكل الأساسيتكبير الخط
PARIS, Jan 20 (KUNA) -- The French Foreign Ministry said on Friday that a military option to resolve the Syrian crisis was "not valid" and was not a scenario being examined.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Bernard Valero indicated that France was in full support of the Arab League plan to end the crisis but both Foreign Minister Alain Juppe and his spokesman excluded military intervention or the deployment of Arab forces in Syria as has been proposed by Qatar.
"We are in direct dialogue with Qatar, which is playing a major role in mobilising the Arab League to put an end to the repression in Syria," Valero remarked.
"For France, the military option is not valid," he stressed.
Juppe had told the regional press earlier that a military intervention in Syria was not "a scenario" being looked at.
But France intends to remain active in denouncing the situation in Syria, the spokesman added, noting earlier statements to the diplomatic corps by President Nicolas Sarkozy.
"France will not shut up faced with the Syrian scandal," Valero quoted Sarkozy as telling diplomats.
The French official repeated his government's position that "the conditions in which the (Arab League) observer mission is taking place are not satisfactory. Syria is not respecting the commitments it made relative to the Arab League".
He said France would continue to pursue a "substantial resolution" in the UN Security Council on Syria and wants the Arab League to submit its forthcoming report on the observer mission to the Security Council. (End) jk.ajs KUNA 201652 Jan 12NNNN
 Print
  Email
 Save
Share
Share
Honoring Kuwait 2014
صور من 2014


KUNA publishes a book titled (His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah: A Humanitarian Leader) to commemorate the UN honoring of Kuwait's leader

kuna magazien


Most Read Most Emailed  
1.   Kuwait to provide USD 32 million loan to Pakistan
2.   Kuwait, Pakistan mull military ties
3.   Saudi Arabia report 18 new cases of Corona virus
4.   Kuwait is seeking extradition MoU with UK -- official
5.   Dubai Global Village participates in Kuwait's national celebrations
6.   "Enough is enough" says Kerry on fighting in South Sudan
    Photo Gallery

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah

Saudi King, Turkish Pres. hold talks in Riyadh

Representative of His Highness the Amir arrives in UAE

Representative of His Highness the Amir leaves for UAE

Advisor at the Amiri Diwan Mohammad Dhaifallah Sharar

Kuwait provides further aid to Syrians in need

Kuwaiti Ambassador to Armenia Bassam Al-Qabandi meets Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan

Dubai Crown Prince departs Kuwait
Publications

WEATHER
PRAYER
CURRENCIES
KUWAIT AIRPORT
    Calendar
About KUNA KUNA SERVICES USEFUL LINKS KUNA ARCHIVE KUNA PUBLICATIONS
Home
About Kuna
Advertise
Contact Us
Kuna's Bureaus
Services
Term Of Use
Read The Whole Newscast
Pictures (during the week)
FTP Service
KUNA training center
KUNA Reader
SMS Services
الكويت فى ذاكرة الأيام
Images 2014
Job Application
Careers
Arab News Agencies
International News Agencies
Governmental Institutes
Banks in Kuwait
News Paper
Local Companies
other useful links
Prayer Times
News Archive
Other News Services
Today In Kuwait's History
Events
Training Sessions
Videos
All KUNA right are reserved © 2012. This site is designed and published by IDS