Sep 29, 2009, 5:58 AM
The continuing shelling in
While the international community continues to deliberate on what steps to take against the Assad regime, the people of
The international community should put aside their various individual interests, and show the Assad regime the exit door.
The global community owes the Syrian people an obligation to ensure that Assad stops killing his own people.
The on-going bombardment and shelling going on in
We call on the international community to keep pushing for all available avenues in order to bring peace to
The people of
For the Assad regime, we are saying it’s time to leave as the massive death toll and destruction of your country by the conflict is enough.
The argument is very clear – it is the people you rule, and when those people show you any time that they do not like you, then as a wise leader one should start packing to leave peacefully.
The international community, especially the United Nations Security Council, is not doing justice to the Syrian people.
The continued killing of innocent and armless people in
We are very much concerned about the plight of our Syrian brothers and sisters, who continue to lose their lives in their struggle for freedom.
“President Bashar al-Assad of
Kofi Annan, former special peace envoy of the United Nations and the Arab League