This move came after Francois Hollande urged the Syrian opposition
to form a provisional government
pledging recognition. However a day earlier in a meeting in Germany the opposition
in was premature to form a new state.
"What is key is that the Syrian opposition unites and recognizes democracy, tolerance and pluralism," he said. "We support the establishment of a
credible alternative to the Assad regime."
France will recognize a provisional Syrian government as soon as it has been formed, President François Hollande said on Monday, urging
Syria’s fractured political opposition to establish one as soon as possible.
The revolutionary transitional government
will be the hub for all fighters,
politicians and military in the northern province of Aleppo where the formation has rooted. Whether or not this will receive international support
from other countries is yet to be seen.
“[The Revolutionary Transitional Council] includes all those working in the revolution; civilians, politicians and military men,” one member
of the newly formed council said in a statement aired by Al Arabiya television on Friday. The council aims to “facilitate the formation for a
[wider] national transitional council to include all of the Syrian provinces,” the statement added.
In contrast, if we look at Libya and it's formation of a national transitional
in Feb of 2011, and it's march forward, we may see clues as to how the formation of a de facto
government in Syria is
However there are different circumstances surrounding Syria, namely Russia and China. Not to mention Iran's hand in the game and it's contributions
too leading the non- aligned movement
against what it calls a "Zionist occupation," which includes many
members, observers and guests
NAM has been making headlines especially in
where Mr. Netanyahu described the movement as a "stain on humanity." This comes after Ban Ki Moon accepted Iran's request to
attend the NAM summit despite
US and Israeli opposition
The nations taking part in the Non-Aligned Movement conference hosted by Iran prove that many in the international community have not learned the
lessons of the Holocaust, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday.
More smoke and mirrors....
"Those advocates who work for world peace by urging a system of world government are called impractical dreamers. Those impractical dreamers are
entitled to ask their critics what is so practical about war."
edit on 31-8-2012 by Daedal because: Edit