February 28th, 2012
10:21 AM ET

Syrian official insists regime cares about civilians as 60 more die

As carnage mounted in the streets of Syria on Tuesday, government officials also continued their war of words.

No regime cares more about the Syrian people than its government, Foreign Minister Walid Moallem said. "We are not happy to see brothers killing each other," he said. His words flew in the face of opposition activists and world leaders who say thousands have died in a sustained onslaught by Syrian forces.

At least 60 people, including three women and two children, were killed across Syria on Tuesday alone, said the Local Coordination Committees of Syria, a network of opposition activists.

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  1. centexan©

    @daz...yes banasy helped me with the c....
    @banasy... i dont know why either....im black on my PC

    February 28, 2012 at 8:38 pm | Report abuse |
  2. high hopes

    I used to use the phone version, but when I tried to switch back, my posts won't go through. So I'm muddling the best I can through the expanded version of Cnn. Actually, I like it better.

    Hope to talk again... very interesting!

    February 28, 2012 at 8:43 pm | Report abuse |
  3. high hopes

    Banasy?

    You hiding again? LoL!

    February 28, 2012 at 8:45 pm | Report abuse |
  4. high hopes

    She's at the Dahmer story...

    Whew! Like a jet...

    February 28, 2012 at 8:48 pm | Report abuse |
  5. AND SO IT GOES

    Assad is sending Care Packages in the shape of Bombs. Such a nice guy...

    February 29, 2012 at 4:26 am | Report abuse |
  6. Lloyd M Abrahams CPA

    Sent to POTUS and the US Congress
    Note this idea has strong Israeli implications as many of the Syrian "Rebels" are part of the Moslem Brotherhood, Hezbollah, Hamas and even Al Quaida.
    Russia and China on a previous Saturday vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution condemning the Syrian government's crackdown on
    protests for the second time. At the meeting in Manhattan, 13 countries
    voted for the resolution proposed by European and Arab nations that gave
    strong support to an Arab League plan to end the crackdown and call for
    President Bashar al-Assad to step aside. But Russia and China both vetoed the measure.
    HERE IS A new UN proposal for POTUS and Secretary Clinton on how to solve
    the Syrian Civil War without US troops and without supplying weapons to "Unknown Syrian Rebels".
    As per a previous Saturday vote Russia and China are opposing any attempt to
    remove Assad and for any UN interference as it wants to show and exercise their muscle as world powers to be reckoned with. Additionally, Russia has a naval base in Syria and many economic interests such as arms sales and investment in tourism.
    SOLUTION: The US should propose at the Security Council that Russian and
    Chinese troops be sent to Syria as UN peacekeepers with Arab League
    Observers to stop the civil war and allow in medical and economic aid.
    One vote with many solutions and no US Troops. A real easy solution that
    no one should object to. It may not remove Assad but it should stop the
    violence and save lives without US Troops or sending weapons to unknown Syrian "rebels".
    How many more lives have to be lost waiting for a solution?
    The Russians, Chinese and the Arab League will find it difficult to
    refuse and Assad will find it difficult to object. If the Russians and Chinese fail to stop the violence, then the UN can recall them.
    This should be on your agenda for discussion when you meet with POTUS.
    MRCANDU10 (Cousin of Mr Get It Done)

    February 29, 2012 at 3:00 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Lloyd M Abrahams CPA

    Sent to Premier Netanyahu
    Note this idea has strong Israeli implications as many of the Syrian "Rebels" are part of the Moslem Brotherhood, Hezbollah, Hamas and even Al Quaida.
    Russia and China on a previous Saturday vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution condemning the Syrian government's crackdown on
    protests for the second time. At the meeting in Manhattan, 13 countries
    voted for the resolution proposed by European and Arab nations that gave
    strong support to an Arab League plan to end the crackdown and call for
    President Bashar al-Assad to step aside. But Russia and China both vetoed the measure.
    HERE IS A new UN proposal for POTUS and Secretary Clinton on how to solve
    the Syrian Civil War without US troops and without supplying weapons to "Unknown Syrian Rebels".
    As per a previous Saturday vote Russia and China are opposing any attempt to
    remove Assad and for any UN interference as it wants to show and exercise their muscle as world powers to be reckoned with. Additionally, Russia has a naval base in Syria and many economic interests such as arms sales and investment in tourism.
    SOLUTION: The US should propose at the Security Council that Russian and
    Chinese troops be sent to Syria as UN peacekeepers with Arab League
    Observers to stop the civil war and allow in medical and economic aid.
    One vote with many solutions and no US Troops. A real easy solution that
    no one should object to. It may not remove Assad but it should stop the
    violence and save lives without US Troops or sending weapons to unknown Syrian "rebels".
    How many more lives have to be lost waiting for a solution?
    The Russians, Chinese and the Arab League will find it difficult to
    refuse and Assad will find it difficult to object. If the Russians and Chinese fail to stop the violence, then the UN can recall them.
    This should be on your agenda for discussion when you meet with POTUS.
    MRCANDU10 (Cousin of Mr Get It Done)

    February 29, 2012 at 3:01 pm | Report abuse |
  8. FlaPete

    Assad should be taken out by means of a MOAB.There wouldn't be any of him to bury,not much of the city either.He has to be taken out by someone,Black ops,Seals,whoever,cut the head off the snake,the country will fall.No military intervention,just hire professionals to go in sweet and simple,a lot cheaper .Quit this show of big armies,tribes, hundreds of years ago took one warrior from each tribe and they fought to the death,that's simple enough....

    February 29, 2012 at 5:49 pm | Report abuse |
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