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Syria Won't Allow Inspection, Wants WMD-Free Region (english)
19 Apr 2003
Modified: 11:52:00 AM
Syria's deputy ambassador to Washington, Imad Mustapha, told a U.S. television programme on Sunday that Syria would welcome intrusive U.S. inspections into the arms programmes of all countries in the Middle East, as long as they included Israel....
[Although my last post regarding Greens, Republicans and the IRS keeps getting censored by totalitarian divide-and-conquer guilty "white liberals" (Anglo-Zio-AshkeNAZIs) who love the Federal Reserve Corporation, its Internal Ripoff Service and other World Banksters, perhaps the "Big Boys" pretending to be dissidents and "moderates" will allow me to repost something from Reuters - since it's owned by the same media-money monopoly that's still pretending that Zionism and other frauds are lawful.

[Although the UN is just an extension of the Rockefellers, Rothschild Group, Bank of England and other white-collar terrorists, at least it permits other world war empires like Russia and China to help the Arabs and other "developing nations" have a voice.

[Incidentally, I am running for President and have registered as a Republican. Neither "right" nor "left" but real. - JPC]

http://www.gulf-news.com/Articles/news.asp?ArticleID=84649

Syria won't allow inspection, wants WMD-free region
Reuters | Cairo | 18-04-2003

Syria said yesterday it would not allow arms inspections on its soil but would join forces with the world to rid the whole Middle East of weapons of mass destruction, in line with its proposal to the United Nations.

Washington accuses Syria of developing chemical weapons, a charge the Arab state denies. On Wednesday Damascus asked the U.N. Security Council to help transform the whole region into a zone free of nuclear, biological or chemical weapons.

Asked by reporters in Cairo whether Syria would allow inspections, Foreign Minister Farouq al-Shara said: "No...After this initiative, this Syrian proposal (at the United Nations)...Syria won't allow any inspection.

"It will only participate with its (Arab) brothers and all of the states of the world in turning the Middle East into an area free of weapons of mass destruction."

It was not clear if his remarks were a departure from Syria's previously stated position that it would only allow weapons inspections if they applied to all regional states, including Israel, which is widely believed to have nuclear arms.

A ministry spokesman in Damascus declined to expand on Shara's comments.

Syria has circulated a draft U.N. resolution welcoming initiatives to rid the region of weapons of mass destruction.

Shara told reporters at the Arab League later on Thursday that if the 15-nation Security Council did not issue such a resolution, nobody had the right to ask what arms Syria did or did not possess.

Syria has neither signed nor ratified a 1993 international agreement banning chemical weapons, which Washington has recently accused Damascus of developing. Israel has signed the convention but never ratified it.

Syrian state radio said on Thursday the country was urging the world's leaders to work hard towards the "supreme goal" of a Middle East free of chemical, biological and nuclear arms.

It said the region would never know security, stability and prosperity without achieving a just and comprehensive peace and eliminating such weapons.

Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Maher, speaking alongside Shara after a meeting with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, said Egypt supported the Syrian U.N. initiative.

Syria's draft calls on the council to take a central role in countering the spread of mass destruction arms in the region and urges Middle Eastern governments to ratify a series of arms control treaties.

Syria's deputy ambassador to Washington, Imad Mustapha, told a U.S. television programme on Sunday that Syria would welcome intrusive U.S. inspections into the arms programmes of all countries in the Middle East, as long as they included Israel.

The United States has threatened sanctions against Syria over charges it is developing weapons of mass destruction, hiding deposed Iraqi leaders and supporting terrorism.

Shara said the accusations were serving Israel, and were also partly aimed at diverting attention from problems faced by U.S. forces in their war against Iraq.

Analysts say the threats aim to put pressure on Syria to stop aiding anti-Israeli militant groups.

Asked about media reports of a possible trip to Syria by U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell, Shara said Powell would be welcome in Damascus "because we believe dialogue between the two countries is important".

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Don't Read This! (english)
19 Apr 2003
Carol Valentine's investigations are among the exposes that Talmudic Zio-AshkeNAZIs (pseudo-Jews) MUST NOT LET YOU READ!

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