G8’s big guns shoot off on Syria: Sensational snippets ahead of the Summit
In light of the G8 summit, which brings together the top officials from the US, Russia, Canada, the UK, Germany, France, Italy and Japan, we have sought to unplug the most colorful rhetoric used by the participating countries over Syria.
A merciful change from when the Syrian crisis was being swept under the rug by the international community, with the escalating brutality of the conflict and the perceived gains of the Assad regime, the ongoing civil war is now a hot topic. Continue reading below »
As the rest of the world condemns the actions of Assad and his cronies, Russia remains almost the single staunch ally of the Syrian regime, which has been complicating the international dialogue aimed at achieving peace in the war torn state. Putin, criticised for his stubborn stance, stands out like a sore thumb from his reluctant G8 mates.
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Despite a much hyped Russia-US backed peace conference, diplomacy has been faltering as all sides involved have locked horns over what the next step of the international community should be. Putin’s been winning himself no favors over his stubborn pro-Assad views, and has even drawn criticism from the Canadian camp. If you start getting criticised by Canada, you’re doing something wrong.
With all the high drama and cattiness that’s been put out, it’s hard to believe that these guys are international leaders and not 14 year-old girls. Check out the most sensational of the sound-bites attending the G8 mates.