Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Ki-Moon Stresses Necessity of Stopping Flow of Weapons to Syria

NEW YORK, (SANA) – U.N. Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, stressed the necessity of stopping weapons' flow to Syria, calling on the U.N. Security Council to be united to support the political solution to crisis.

Meeting Secretary-General of the Arab League, Nabil al-Arabi and U.N. Envoy to Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, in New York on Monday, Ki-Moon warned that increasing the weapons' flow to Syria means more victims and destruction.

U.N. Secretary-General's Spokesperson, Martin Nesirky, said that the meeting discussed ways to launch a political process leading to halting violence and shifting to "a new Syria in which the rights of all of its people and communities are protected."

Nesirky added, " The Secretary-General reiterated his resolve to do all in his powers to help end the tragedy in Syria and reiterated his call on the Security Council to find unity and put all of its weight behind a political solution in Syria and Mr. Brahimi’s efforts to that end."


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