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jimnyc
04-14-2018, 02:14 PM
Looks like Venezuela supports the opinion of a few here, what a shocker!

These words mean nothing, change nothing. Posted for their reactions is all.

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European leaders, Canada back the airstrikes against Syria

Many European leaders and the prime minister of Canada voiced support and understanding Saturday for the U.S.-led air strikes against Syria, but warned against allowing the seven-year conflict to escalate.

Venezuela, however, condemned the airstrikes as violating international law.

Here are some reactions to the airstrikes against Syria for using chemical weapons:

NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA

"Canada stands with our friends in this necessary response and we condemn in strongest possible terms" the use of chemical weapons in Syria. - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

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Venezuela's government said it "energetically condemns" the attack on Syria, calling it a unilateral action that violates Syria's sovereignty and "the most basic norms of international law."

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"Mexico reiterates its broadest condemnation of the use of chemical weapons." Mexican government statement that condemned the use of chemical weapons but did not explicitly approve or disapprove of the military strikes against Syria.

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EUROPEAN REACTION

"It has always been Bulgaria's position that no cause justifies the killing of innocent people, including children; that the use of chemical weapons is a war crime and the strike on Syrian targets was a response to a war crime." Bulgarian government statement. Bulgaria currently holds the rotating EU presidency.

"Strikes by US, France and UK make it clear that Syrian regime together with Russia & Iran cannot continue this human tragedy, at least not without cost. The EU will stand with our allies on the side of justice." - Tweet by European Council President Donald Tusk.

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"Before the attack took place last night, NATO allies exhausted all other possible ways to address this issue to the U.N. Security Council but ... were blocked by Russia ... I am not saying that the attacks last night solved all problems but compared to the alternative to do nothing, this was the right thing to do." NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg.

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"We support the fact that our U.S., UK and French allies took on responsibility in this way as permanent members of the U.N. Security Council. The military strike was necessary and appropriate in order to preserve the effectiveness of the international ban on the use of chemical weapons and to warn the Syrian regime against further violations." - German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

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"What has occurred in Syria in recent days goes far beyond the constant violation of cease fires. The response to these atrocities is legitimate and proportionate." - Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy.

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"The people who have been martyred by chemicals is a certain number but the people martyred by conventional weapons is much, much more." Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, saying more must be done to hold the Syrian regime accountable for the hundreds of thousands it has killed using conventional weapons.

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"Greece unreservedly condemns the use of chemical weapons and supports efforts to eliminate them ... at the same time, the international community should aim for a political and sustainable solution in Syria that will end the war... (and) allow the return of millions of refugees." Greece's Foreign Ministry.

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"This was a limited and targeted action to strike the capacity of building or diffusing chemical arms. It cannot and should not be the start of an escalation." - Italian Premier Paolo Gentiloni.

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"The international community has the responsibility to identify and hold accountable those responsible of any attack with chemical weapons. This was not the first time that the Syrian regime has used chemical weapons against civilians but it must be the last." - European Union Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/european-leaders-back-syria-strikes-warn-against-escalation-121741879.html

Abbey
04-14-2018, 02:19 PM
So Angela "Snake Dance" Merkel supports it, but wouldn't get involved. Color me shocked.


Also, I happen to like the Italian Premier's statement.

LongTermGuy
04-14-2018, 03:13 PM
No one should care what the "Socialist / Leftist"... Think or say... its obvious their world is falling apart with their stupid..Thinking and decision making...besides...they are always angry and will always remain Ignorant...


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