(ANSAmed) - ROME, MAY 10 - A military intervention in Syria
''is in the current situation an option that could be considered
by the Security Council, but the right political conditions must
be there for all 15 members to accept this option." This
statement was made by Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi, who
referred to the possibility of using chapter seven of the UN
Charter to end the violence in Syria.
''It will probably be necessary to return to the Security
Council to ask for a more robust force, up to 2-3000 troops that
can operate on the basis of chapter seven of the UN Charter,''
the minister said in an interview that was published today by
newspaper La Repubblica. ''That means an armed mission, one able
to guarantee protection in several areas and the safety of the
observers, which is now in the hands of the Syrian government."
nnn''The Libyan model,'' he underlined, ''cannot be repeated.
But chapter seven has been used in many other occasions. And in
other situations it could have avoided massacres like the one in
Russia and China, he continued, will not approve an armed
mission ''at this moment, but may could do so once they realise
that the situation is no longer acceptable. We believe in
Annan's peace plan, but with feelings of concern and
Regarding today's double attack in Damascus, Terzi said that
it is ''very serious'' and that ''Italy strongly denounces any
kind of attacks, which can always be traced back to terrorist