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Siniora calls for embassies, border with Syria

October 18th, 2005 · 8 Comments · Uncategorized

Fuad Siniora has crossed a Syrian-Lebanese red line by asking for embassies in Beirut and Damascus, and formal demarcation of the border for the first time since Lebanon’s creation.

Bashar Al-Assad called for something similar during the troop withdrawal, but it has not happened until now.

In another development, a former Syrian Intelligence agent, who fled to Paris has been arrested by French police for lying to the UN investigation. It’s not clear whether he is the same man who said Syria has purchased the explosives used in the Hariri murder.

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  • 1 norman // Oct 19, 2005 at 3.42 am

    May be that is for the better so syria can have an embasy and can have legitment agents like the other countries,USA ,France England i might say with deplomatic emunity, where the lebanese will stand in line for a vesa to travel throgh syria by land to any other place

  • 2 Anonymous // Oct 19, 2005 at 4.23 am

    Don’t be petty norman, I live in canada and don’t need a visa to travel to the US and last time I checked there was an american embassy in Ottawa.

  • 3 norman // Oct 19, 2005 at 5.27 am

    anon,i want the lebanese to wait and get visas maybe they will figer out how good Syria was to them.

  • 4 Ghassan // Oct 19, 2005 at 2.23 pm

    If Lebanese will need a visa, Syrians will need one too! Just check how many Lebanese visit Syria annually vs how many Syrians visit Lebanon. Also while you are at it, check how many Syrians work in Lebanon vs. how many Lebanese work in Syria?
    Unfortuanely, The mafia Asad regime put hatred between the people of Lebanon and Syria and dictator Asad does not care because he is sucking the money out of the poor Syrian who are really suffering from that bad relationship.

  • 5 norman // Oct 19, 2005 at 4.29 pm

    Hareri put Lebanon under thirty bilion dollars of debt giving contracts to himself and his cronies while syria has no forign debt what the lebanese did to Syria in the last nine month will never be forgotten ,the plan is to push Syrians out of Lebanon so the lebanese will give the palestenians work in lebanon on the way to settle them there forgetting palestine forever,the syrian who go to lebanon can go to europ and with the investment coming to syria with the reform that is being implemented the syrian workers will not need to go to lebanon God bless syria and protect it from freind and brothers like lebanon and the rest of the arab countrie,unfortionatly.

  • 6 Anonymous // Oct 19, 2005 at 6.54 pm

    stop your alawite baathi propaganda it stink,we have enough of baath,teshrine ,thawra,syriatel and ramco.god bless saad al hariri,god bless the syrian people death to assad,maher and shawkat and cronies.

  • 7 norman // Oct 19, 2005 at 7.20 pm

    i am not baathist nor alawat but a syrian who loves his country,and there are many like us.we can see beyond what the corupt frogilent arab media publishes.

  • 8 Canadian // Oct 20, 2005 at 3.07 am

    I spit on the Hariri family. Long live Assad and Syria, and may he be the one to finally destroy Israel. The Lebanese are the most pathetic and ungrateful Arabs in the Middle East. They will be BEGGING for Syria to come back, after they are fed up with taking it up the ass from America and Israel again.

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