DAMASCUS, SYRIA (12:00 PM) – British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has stated that the United Kingdom has no intention of supporting the rebuilding of Syria as long as Syrian president Bashar al-Assad remains in power.

The former mayor of London made the remarks during a meeting with nations that supported anti-Assad forces during the Syrian Civil War, in the fringe of a United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York on Monday. Johnson even stated that not only would the UK refuse any development aid for the reconstruction of Syria after the end of the war, but so would any of the other states that sided with Syrian rebels in past. This would include the United States, France, Saudi Arabia and Turkey, all of whom had representatives in the meeting that Johnson spoke to.

“We believe that the only way forward is to get a political process going and to make it clear to the Iranians, Russians and Assad regime that we, the like-minded group, will not support the reconstruction of Syria until there is such a political process and that means, as Resolution 2254 says, to a transition away from Assad,” Johnson said.

Interestingly, the UN Resolution 2254 that was voted into effect in 2015, makes no mention whatsoever of the removal of Assad from power, contrary to what Boris Johnson seemed to imply.

Johnson’s statement seems to contradict earlier statements by representatives from other former anti-Assad states. US Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs David Satterfield earlier stated that “there has got to be a political process if there is to be any international participation in the reconstruction of Syria,” seemingly supporting the Russian mediated peace negotiations going on in Astana currently.

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Turkey, formerly one of the main backers of the moderate Syrian armed opposition, also announced the termination of its support to Syrian opposition groups in August, and has agreed to participate with Iran, Russia and the Syrian government in the establishment of de-escalation zones in Syria. Even Saudi Arabia seems to be coming back on its earlier dedication to removing Assad from power, as a recent series of talks between Saudi and Russian diplomats seems to indicate.

Syria has been embroiled in a civil war since March 2011. Anti-government rebel groups and militant organisations have reportedly received massive amounts of financial and logistical aid from several Gulf monarchies as well as Western powers seeking to remove the Assad government from power. The Syrian Civil War has claimed over 400,000 lives and displaced millions of people.

As the Syrian government has been cementing more and more victories upon several rebel and terrorist groups, a peace process was hosted by Russia, Iran and Turkey in the Kazakh capital of Astana, in which significant progress has been made in attempt to achieve a peaceful solution to the conflict.

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hestroy
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Fucking retard.

est338lapua
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est338lapua

his hair cut cast serious doubt about his mental faculties,after opening his mouth all doubts are confirmed…

hestroy
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:)))

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yusoff zaki

yes, his hair speaks louder than…

You can call me AL
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You can call me AL

That sums this fool up nicely.

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It was only a couple of years ago when Boris Johnson was speaking out against the war in Syria. Since he was made Foreign Secretary he has committed a ‘Volte Face’ and fallen in like a good soldier with the USA and Israel.One has to consider that he is now being blackmailed. He has a chequered personal history. Regardless of all of his blustering, I very much doubt that any UK offers to take part in the reconstruction of Syria would be accepted by the current Syrian government anyway 🙂 That is of course the reason Johnson wants President Assad… Read more »
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I think it would be great if Boris “Joo” Jhonson would be blown into pieces by one of the jihadi terrorists he so much supports, or better mown down with a van so that he have a few minutes to reconsider what he supported before definately leaving this world and joinig them (jihadis) in some club down in the bowels of Hades

igor
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he looks,like idiot
he speaks,like idiot
he must be an idiot.

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Clown…

Daeshbags Sux
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Boris should really consider to stop drinking…

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Quit calling it a civil war, it is a war of destruction forced on Syria and it’s people by the empire of death, destruction and chaos. It is not a civil war.

F*ckoff
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F*ckoff

To have this pussy-ass clown thrown into an industrial meat-grinder….slowly…would be a treat to see.

Mike
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Boris, being a semi- intelligent person, is fully aware that none of the coalition countries will be asked to help in the reconstruction of Syria. Why should any of those countries who have been responsible for the destruction of Syria be allowed anywhere near Syria again?

Nitai
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Ha should be immediately sued as a war criminal

Tsar
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Who cares what that brainless oafs says? Syria already said that Russia, China and Iran will get all the lucrative reconstruction projects and that the western retards will get nothing from this.

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What does one expect from this buffoon, boris Johnson is a joke figure in the United Kingdom, a jovial fool joke figure who the British people see as a blithering blumbling virtueless posh public schoolboy idiot. He certainly is not Prime minister material, even Jeremy Corbyn looks more fit for that role than bumbling Boris. People like Boris Johnson will be judged later in history with more hatred and much more negative rererance than Bashar-Al-Assad ever will be. warmongering retards who have decimate every corniness of the Arab-world from Iraq to Afghanistan to Libya and he has the nerve to… Read more »
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Isn’t this the man who as mayor of London wanted to support the Syrian government? It says all about the mental state of the British government. Mad as hell. Lucky we in Europe have a Brexit. Good ridden.

idiotus
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las grandes noticias sobre cómo un pueblo lucha y alcanza poco a poco su libertad frente al monstruo exterior, tienen siempre el contrapeso de la ignominia de aquellos que han dado soporte táctico, estratégico, geopolítico, a los mismos que se dedicaban a cometer masacres en las calles de nuestra Europa. La historia les juzgará.

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Webej

Great to hear how the heart of these Western politicians/powers goes out to the Syrian people. No help for you. We will gladly sacrifice 18 million people to get rid of one bloke, because he is not humnaitarian enough for us. Strangely none of them grasps the irony and hypocrisy of this position.

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babbling clown

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for 6months he will say that he didn’t mean that to assad face

Michael Bourke
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Boris Johnson could do with a bit of rebuilding of himself before he starts thinking about rebuilding Syria. In any case, given the past record of the United Kingdom in relation to Syria, Syria could well do without any assistance from that particular quarter.

antobojar
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Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson, with look and manners of fallen experiment of mating hippopotamus with blond chimpanzee… should be carried from market to market.. and shown to the mob for money…
The only benefit from this man I can see…

Pete
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Whatever. But Assad can’t stay, that should be obvious. The war won’t be over until he’s gone.

Mohamad
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Mohamad

No most syrians like him including me

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