Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil called for the restoration of Syria’s membership in the Arab League as Arab ministers convened in Beirut on Friday, for a ministerial meeting ahead of Arab Economic and Social Development summit planned for January 20.

“Syria should return to us … Syria should be in our embrace instead of throwing itself into the embrace of terrorism,” said Basil addressing present ministers.

Syria’s membership was suspended in 2012 and was not invited despite pressure from its allies.

While seven Arab leaders were planned to attend the Sunday meeting, only two, the Presidents of Somalia and Mauritania will reportedly attend.

 

 

Source: Ruptly

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Why join a league that has betrayed Syria in dire need and whose opinion leaders waged an oil war against her paying terrorist Jihadi mercenaries?

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I share your advice. Syria should say fück off to Arab League, and they’re not the only ones. Thus it’s not an oil war. War came on the table as soon as Bashar refused the transit of the Qatar-Turkey gas pipeline in 2009. Syria is a too small oil producer to justify an oil war while EU being the #1 enery market where most of housings are warmed by either Russian or Norwegian natural gas, Qatar is losing fortunes at only being able to export the way more expensive LNG while the Qatar/Iran undersea North-Dome/South-Pars gas basin is the biggest… Read more »

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@Daeshbags-Sux, Google. Kennedy just another oil war – just another (proxy) pipeline war. Several publications about the pattern of an oil war against a weaker country – in this case, it is about a gas pipeline war against Syria. The gas producer cabal from the Gulf who employe US expertise and assets in such wars fights against gas producers from inner Asia, such as Russia or Iran. All want to reach the EU market with their products. You say Iran funds IS and Kennedy explains how the US funds and manages IS. https://newspunch.com/robert-kennedy-jr-syria-oil/

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Daeshbags-Sux, mon ami, the CAR project showed how US arms reached IS, while You claim that Iran is implied and using IS. Iran’s past support of persons, who during the last 7 years were active for IS or Qaeda in Syria, is irrelevant. These people are fanatics who take from all – as long as it funds their Jihad. And this attitude of theirs makes them guns for hire in the hands of their respective donors. Once you know this, you start getting why Iran OR the US are implied -or alleged to be by their opponents.