Pretoria takes soft stance on Syria

2012-07-21 19:26

South Africa came under fire again this week for refusing to side with the majority of countries in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) against the Syrian government.

Ebrahim said the resolution was necessary as the UN was asked by its former secretary-general Kofi Annan to send out a strong signal to Syria that the civil war cannot continue. Annan is the UN-appointed mediator in the Syrian conflict. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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