Russia: West Purposefully Sabotaging Peace in Syria

In his most recent statement, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov repeated that
Russia opposes any attempt to intervene or level sanctions against Syria. He
also exposed the West’s role in purposefully perpetuating violence in order to
sabotage peace efforts and create a pretense for NATO-enforced regime change. He
warned, “the way the Syrian crisis is resolved will play an important role in
the world tomorrow; whether the world will be based on the UN charter, or a
place where might makes right.” This after US ambassador to the UN Susan Rice
declared the West was prepared to “take actions outside of the Annan plan and
the authority of this [UN security] council,” to implement regime change in

Lavrov’s sentiments were echoed by China, Iran, and South
America’s ALBA nations, whose collective populations equate to over 1.5 billion

Video: Russia’s stance reflects a growing global consensus of
independent journalists and geopolitical analysts who have meticulously and
objectively documented a timeline of what is certainly a premeditated
destabilization of Syria by the West. Professor Michel Chossudovsky of Global
Research gives perhaps the most comprehensive back-story on Syria’s conflict

Lavrov made his statements during a conference held yesterday,
focusing on evidence contradicting the politically motivated coverage of Syria’s
conflict by the Western media – the latest example of which was in fact the
West’s coverage of Lavrov’s comments themselves. Western papers declared
different variations of, “Russia supports departure of Assad,” in sensational
headlines that purposefully took Lavrov’s statements out of

Conversely, and more accurately, RT reported, “Annan plan ‘only
chance for peace’ but stalled by intervention supporters – Lavrov.” For those
who actually watched Lavrov’s conference live, this was the overall message –
with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad stepping down if, and only if,
unconditional negotiations began, and both sides could come to an agreement
independent of foreign influence. But as Lavrov illustrated, the Syrian
“opposition” is entirely propped up by the West and its Gulf State

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