Thursday, August 30th 2012 - 04:43 UTC

Iran, Venezuela and Egypt, a possible peace troika to address the Syria situation

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Nicolas Maduro has welcomed Iran’s proposal for the formation of a troika committee on Syria consisting of Iran, Egypt, and Venezuela

Minister Maduro welcomed the proposal to keep “major powers from interfering in Syria’s internal affairs”

Maduro made the remarks in an interview with reporters from the Iranian media upon his arrival in Tehran on Wednesday to attend the XVI Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), which opened in Tehran on Sunday and closes on Friday.

“Playing a role by regional countries in (resolving) the crisis reduces the interference of external powers in Syria,” the Venezuelan foreign minister stated, according to the Persian service of the Mehr News Agency

“Before everything else, we call on the major powers to stop interfering in Syria’s internal affairs and allow the Syrian people to live in calm, peace, and independence. 

“(Iran’s) proposal is a very good proposal (according to which) the major powers and foreign powers will stop interfering in the Syrian crisis with the involvement of the conflicting sides and regional countries to resolve the problem.

“The country of Venezuela welcomes the proposal because it will (help) the people of the country of Syria to achieve peace and true calm.”

Commenting on the NAM summit in Tehran, Maduro stated, “The summit is being held in a country whose people are diligent and are seeking progress and peace. One hundred and twenty countries have gathered together in Iran to step toward world peace.”

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1 Teaboy2 (#) Aug 30th, 2012 - 09:36 am Report abuse
Iran??? Venezuela???

They are joking right?
2 vestias (#) Aug 30th, 2012 - 10:33 am
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3 LEPRecon (#) Aug 30th, 2012 - 10:58 am Report abuse
Why Venezula? WTF has it got to do with Venezula?

Why not Iran and Saudi Arabia since they're backing the protagonists backing each side, with Egypt as referee?
4 PirateLove (#) Aug 30th, 2012 - 11:09 am Report abuse
and thats all it will remain an unacceptable proposal, The 3 stooges are not great advocates for peace or human rights!
5 Frank (#) Aug 30th, 2012 - 11:19 am Report abuse
Well that seems to have worked...
'Egypt's president has told a summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (Nam) that the Syrian uprising is a “revolution against an oppressive regime”.
Mohammed Mursi, making the first visit to Iran by an Egyptian leader since 1979, said the movement had an “ethical duty” to support the uprising.
His comments sparked a walkout by the Syrian delegation.
Analysts believe Mr Mursi's comments are likely to have infuriated both the Syrian government - which says it is fighting an armed terrorist insurgency - and the Iranians, who have been giving staunch backing to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.'
6 Teaboy2 (#) Aug 30th, 2012 - 12:27 pm Report abuse
@2 Vestias - The comments board is for comments in english language only.
7 ChrisR (#) Aug 30th, 2012 - 02:40 pm Report abuse
I bet that will be an edifying spectacle: Dinnerjacket, the psychotic Jihadist; Dead Man Walking, now chief of Mercosur and now the new Muslimist President of Egypt. Sharia anyone?
8 Sergio Vega (#) Aug 31st, 2012 - 04:42 am Report abuse
It must be a joke, must´n it?
Which one of them are the worst....!!!
Probably Syria will finish with a long, unhuman and violent disappearance thanks to that “evil troika”.
9 British_Kirchnerist (#) Sep 04th, 2012 - 01:46 am Report abuse
Great initiative, hope it brings peace and not the Pax Americana that the Saudi American axis want

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