THE IRAQI AMBASSADOR IN WASHINGTON: BAGHDAD DOES NOT SUPPORT ASSAD AND WASHINGTON TO DO MORE
Twilight News / defended the Iraqi ambassador in Washington about his country’s position on the Syrian crisis, stressing that Baghdad “does not support” the regime of President Bashar al-Assad, but are looking for a political solution to the Syrian crisis. And receive the Syrian crisis overshadowed the situation in Iraq since the start of protests against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in March 2011 and followed that acts of large-scale military did not devoid of sectarian nature in many joints;, which led to increased fears of the Iraqi government, which Seoul him the Syrian situation .
The ambassador said Luqman Philly, at a symposium held in Washington, that provide support for the Syrian opposition or the Assad regime will lead to the prolongation of the crisis in Syria for more than two and a half years.
The Philly called on the United States to play a greater role resolving crises experienced by the dotted, and urged them to put pressure on its allies in the region to stop what he called the “rhetoric and sectarian and ethnic-oriented, who are prohibited to threaten the security of the Middle East.”
He added that an increase in sectarian polarization “difficult road in front of the UnitedStates to choose its allies in the region,” noting that the United States could “play a crucial role not only in the face of terrorist threats, but can not pay its allies in the region to counter the growing threat of sectarianism.”
The United States had vowed to the Syrian regime’s military intervention, accusing him of launching an attack chemical resulted according to U.S. intelligence for about 1,500 people dead on August 21 last, near Damascus, but Washington declined favorite diplomatic approach that led last Friday to the decision of the UN Security Council constitutes a framework to dismantle the arsenal of chemical Syrian.