lördag, juli 09, 2011

Offensiv diplomati

Rapporter kommer nu in om att USA och Frankrikes ambassadörer till Syrein packet ihop sin kappsäck och åkt till Hama för att stödja och granska opositionen där. Bra jobbat. Assads monster gnyr och gnäller vilket är ett bra utflyktsbetyg. Detta medan Bildt och svenska diplomater twittrar vidare om vädret i Damaskus.

The U.S. and French ambassadors traveled to Hama on Thursday and left on Friday before the protests began, according to officials in Washington and Paris.


U.S. Ambassador Robert Ford's trip drew strong condemnation from the Syrian government, which said the visit was unauthorized and a clear sign that Washington was inciting unrest in the Arab nation. Relations between the U.S. and Syria are chronically strained over Assad's close ties with Iran.


"The presence of the U.S. ambassador in Hama without obtaining prior permission from the Foreign Ministry as stipulated by instructions distributed repeatedly to all the embassies is clear evidence of the U.S. involvement in the ongoing events in Syria," the state-run news agency reported Friday, citing an unnamed "official source" at the Foreign Ministry.


The U.S. is trying to "aggravate the situations which destabilize Syria," the statement said.

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