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Syrian Ambassador Quotes
Obama’s ‘Yes We Can’ Slogan
While Defending Assad

Washington Free Beacon, by Staff

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Posted By:Desert Fox, 9/3/2013 5:35:00 PM

Syrian Ambassador to the United Nations Bashar Ja’afari quoted President Obama’s “Yes We Can” campaign slogan Tuesday on CNN while defending his government against charges of using chemical weapons and portraying the outside world as aggressors against what he described as a “peaceful” nation. “Yes, wrong doings happened in the past,” he said. “Yes, injustices took place in Syria in the past. We need to correct these and we believe in what Obama said as his logo in elections, a change, yes we can, and yes we need. In Syria itself as well as outside of Syria, the whole area needs

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ccyr, 9/3/2013 5:42:32 PM     (No. 9504241)

Interestingly, Syria is not a party to the Chemical Weapons treaty and therefore would not violate international law in using them. International treaties are only binding on countries which consent to them.

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