January 21, 2014

Assad's Torture Camps Expose UN Naivety

Con Coughlin, Daily Telegraph

The Associated Press

What a way to run a peace conference. One minute the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon wants the Iranians to attend; the next he is forced into the humiliating position of withdrawing his invitation to Tehran, with all the implications that is likely to have for the success of this week's scheduled talks in Montreux.

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TAGGED: Middle East, Iran, Ban Ki-moon, Syria, Bashar Al-Assad


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