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Volume 3, Number 11 April 13 - 19, 2003 Quezon City, Philippines
invasion and occupation of Iraq will be catastrophic
- Syrian Foreign Minister Farouk al-Shara warned that the invasion and
occupation of Iraq is a "catastrophic war that will lead to chaos," in
an interview published by the Italian daily Corriere della Sera, Notimex
war was badly planned, the opinions of the countries in the region were ignored,
mediation was not sought, nor the passive acceptance of neighboring countries
(Turkey, Syria and Iran), but the United States allowed itself to be carried
away by hatred, prejudice and a desire for revenge," he stated.
Jakarta, Magawati Sukarnoputri, the president of Indonesia, affirmed today that
"the United States and Britain are exercising the law of the jungle against
Iraq, in the name of a false justice," PL sables.
Saudi press, which generally reflects the authorities' point of view, advised
Washington on Monday not to install a U.S. military government in Baghdad, which
it considers equivalent to Iraq's occupation, AFP informed.
its part the Al Medina daily opines: "The U.S. administration is talking of
placing U.S. leaders in Iraq until the country reaches maturity and oil is under
its control," and now "it is seeking a legal pretext for being the
sole beneficiary of Iraqi oil resources."
reports from London that Labour MP's George Galloway and Tam Dalyell could be
expelled from the Party in the next few days after having excessively criticized
the bellicose policy of Prime Minister Tony Blair, according to a Labour
week Galloway urged British troops to disobey illegal orders and described Blair
and the U.S. president as "wolves."
meanwhile, wrote in an article in The Guardian newspaper that Blair is a war
criminal who should be sent to International Court in The Hague.
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