Skip to comments.Turkey pledges support for Syrian opposition
Posted on 02/04/2013 7:38:26 AM PST by haffast
BEIRUT (AP) Turkey on Sunday pledged its continued support for the Syrian opposition, saying its leaders should not be pressured into talks with the regime as civil war rages.
Speaking at a security conference in Germany, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said his country supports efforts to end the bloodshed in Syria, but he understands the opposition's refusal to talk to President Bashar Assad after so many Syrian deaths in the fight to topple him.
"It is easy to say now, (the) opposition should accept to sit with the regime, after 60,000 people have been killed," Davutoglu said at the gathering of top diplomats and security officials in Munich.
"Assuming that tomorrow there is a new election in (Assad's) presence, who will guarantee the safety of the opposition leaders?" Davutoglu said.
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In the immortal words of USA Today-Gallup's poll "Most Admired Woman" of the year awarded for the 17th time:
"With all due respect, the fact is we had four dead Americans. Was it because of a protest, or was it because of guys out for a walk one night who decided they'd they go kill some Americans? What difference, at this point, does it make?" Secretary of State Hillary Clinton asked the Senate Foreign Relations Committee at a hearing on the Sept. 11, 2012, attack in Benghazi, Libya, which left U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens, Tyrone Woods, Sean Smith and Glen Doherty dead. "It is our job to figure out what happened and do everything we can to prevent it from ever happening again."
It was probably a rebel convoy.
Ottoman Empire, take two.
"With all due respect, the fact is we had four dead Americans. Was it because of a protest, or was it because of guys out for a walk one night who decided they'd they go kill some Americans? What difference, at this point, does it make?" Secretary of State Hillary Clinton asked the Senate Foreign Relations Committee at a hearing on the Sept. 11, 2012...IOW, the lying beeotch pulled another "bake cookies" argument -- there was no 'protest', there was no spur of the moment tantrum -- those four Americans were killed by terrorists in a planned terrorist attack, which had nothing to do with any YouTube video. There may be a sound intelligence-related reason for trying to direct attention toward the bogus, but since the whole world knows that her story isn't true, it's clear that the motivation was to avoid blame.
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