Turkey continues being involved in Syrian domestic affairs
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu said the Syrian regime committed crimes against humanity “on a daily basis,” and the U.N. had to take measures to stop it, which could include a possible arms delivery to the opposition. Hurriyet Daily News informs about this.
Davutoğlu spoke on March 3 at a joint news conference with his Italian counterpart, Giulio Terzi. Both ministers criticized
“The incidents in
“The regime used live rounds only against protesters previously, now they are shelling civilian neighborhoods indiscriminately with artillery rounds.
“That is not acceptable even in case of war,” he said. “The international community must speak louder.”
“The lack of international consensus is giving
That message could involve arming the Syrian opposition, Davutoğlu said as reported by daily Hürriyet. “We believe that diplomatic pressure on the Assad regime must be increased,” Terzi said.
“We say this not only from the point of view of the EU. We believe all international institutions must do this.” Both foreign ministers referred to the possibility of a solution modeled on
On March 2, Davutoğlu met for four hours with Syrian opposition leaders in
Remind that clashes in
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad warned