The agreement between the U.S. and Russia to secure Syria's chemical weapons stockpile has effectively put a hold on U.S. military action. The U.S. should use talks on weapons with Russia to help forge a political solution, founding director Ambassador Edward Djerejian told Bloomberg news in a recent interview.
The ambassador has been interviewed extensively by national and international news outlets since the crisis in Syria began. Click through the links below for his most recent comments:
The ambassador comments on finding a political solution to the Syrian crisis.
The ambassador comments on reports of President Assad's intent to hand over chemical weapons.
Comments on the crisis in Syria.
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- C-SPAN’s "Washington Journal"
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- Al Arabiya (United Arab Emirates)
- DirektBroker.de (Germany)
- Stars and Stripes
No military solution for Syria, says former ambassador
- Houston Chronicle (subscription required)
Former envoy: No military cure for Syria
Former US ambassador to Syria says Obama has tough choice
Ambassador Djerejian and other Middle East experts participated in a discussion with Rice students about Syria. Click here for a newsletter on the event and a video of the