A year after the start of the revolution in Syria, human rights violations and economic difficulties have reached unprecedented levels.
At this moment, there is no alternative to a negotiated solution. Therefore, it is crucial that the international community focus on achieving this, with the involvement of China and Russia.
In addition, the international community must increase its support to civil society actors. At the same time, it must take all possible measures to ensure that the ruling regime allows the necessary humanitarian aid into all parts of Syria.
Read the statement at 2012-0093-en-me-HS.