UN Man Who Oversaw Rwanda Massacre, Resigns From Same Role In Syria Massacre

Annan Casts Blame Widely as He Resigns as Syria Envoy

Frustrated by the seemingly intractable Syrian conflict, Kofi Annan announced his resignation on Thursday as the special peace envoy of the United Nations and the Arab League, throwing new doubts on whether a diplomatic solution is possible.

In an announcement tinged with bitterness and regret, Mr. Annan said he could no longer do the job, blaming his decision on what he described as Syrian government intransigence, increasing militance by Syrian rebels and the failure of a divided Security Council to rally forcefully behind his efforts.

Annan Casts Blame Widely as He Resigns as Syria Envoy – NYTimes.com

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4 Responses to UN Man Who Oversaw Rwanda Massacre, Resigns From Same Role In Syria Massacre

  1. tckev says:

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~Definitions ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    UN Peace Envoy –
    An ornament of very low value with the utility of a Jello coffee-cup.

  2. Josualdo says:

    Different kind of massacre, I guess. The Rwanda one was done with clubs and machetes.

  3. DirkH says:

    None of the conflict parties wanted to pay him.

  4. Bill Pounder says:

    kojo’s your man, it’s said he can “oil” the wheels of progress.
    http://www.nysun.com/foreign/annans-son-took-payments-through-2004/5372/

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