Hirunews Logo
Assad+vows+to+defend+Syria+amid+military+build+up
Friday, 30 August 2013 - 12:36
Assad vows to defend Syria amid military build up
7

Shares
873

Views

President Bashar al-Assad vowed on Thursday to defend Syria from attack as Washington and London laid out their case for punitive military strikes against Damascus over suspected poisonous gas attacks.

Diplomats said the five veto-wielding members of the UN Security Council were to hold a new meeting on the crisis to discuss a fiercely-disputed British draft resolution that could allow military action.

UN chief Ban Ki-moon has appealed for Western powers to await the findings of by his inspectors probing the sites of the attacks that horrified the world.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
832 Views
1,483 Views
1,662 Views
38,858 Views
1,616 Views
39,951 Views
Top