Mercy: We reject any foreign military intervention in Syria
He stressed that it is no longer in front of Assad choice but to leave and called for respect for the will of the people
September 25, 2012
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, said his country opposes interference by any foreign power in Syria despite the support the departure of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad from power.
He added: “I oppose any foreign intervention force in the events of Syria, and I think it would be a big mistake if it happened”.
Morsi said on the eve of the opening session of the General Assembly of the United Nations in New York, the Quartet of diplomatic efforts, Egypt, Iran, Saudi Arabia and Turkey could contribute to stop the ongoing bloody civil war in Syria since 19 months.
He also contended that the Arab states to support the Syrian people in the march to freedom. He stressed that Assad has no choice but to leave, saying that there is no place for political reforms, change is what is sought by the people and their will should be respected, stressing that “The most important thing is to stop the ongoing bloodbath.”
Furthermore, Morsi said he collection of Egyptian officials and the Iranians and Turks and Saudis propose a solution to the conflict, because those countries involved to varying degrees the Syrian crisis. He added “That’s why I chose these countries, there is no conflict can be resolved without Syrian involvement”, expressing his hope to gather the leaders of the four countries at a summit to discuss the Syrian file.
The Egyptian president will address the General Assembly at the United Nations on Wednesday.