Qatar's foreign minister meets with Group of Friends to discuss situation in Syria

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Qatar Foreign Minister Mohammed Al-Thani recently met with the permanent delegates of the countries comprising Group of Friends to discuss accountability for the crimes against humanity and war crimes committed in Syria.
 
Al-Thani noted the importance of activating the role of the United Nations General Assembly in keeping international peace and security by holding a special emergency session to discuss the Syrian situation.

He talked during the meeting about the current efforts undertaken by the state of Qatar -- in cooperation with other member states -- to highlight the importance of accountability for the war crimes.
 
Group of Friends, which includes a number of leading countries in human rights and humanitarian efforts at the U.N. level, is chaired by the state of Qatar in partnership with the principality of Liechtenstein.

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