U.N. Fails To Find Consensus To Stop Syrian “Killing Machine”

As Russia and China threaten to veto a U.N. Security Council draft resolution that calls for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down, the Syrian regime continues to use violence against its own people.

The Russian and Chinese ambassadors to the United Nations say a Security Council draft resolution supporting “full implementation” of the Arab League report that called on Syria to form a unity government within two months is “meddling” in Syria’s internal affairs. The resolution specifically calls on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down. The two permanent members of the U.N. Security Council are threatening to veto the resolution if it comes to a vote.

Qatar’s prime minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim al-Thani said “the government killing machine continues effectively unabated” and told U.N. leaders “the hope of the Syrian people is in your hands.”

The killing machine Jassim al-Thani referred to was sold to Syria by ex-Soviet Union engineering giant Sukhoi, long a supplier of underground bunkers, weapons manufacturing facilities, and giant killing machines to oppressive mid-East regimes.

“That would be the Model 39000 Mark IV Giant Killing Machine” a Sukhoi spokesperson said. “It’s actually one of our older models we originally designed for the Iranians. We actually developed it from plans stolen from U.S. firm Bechtel and Germany’s Krupp for giant killing machines they designed for the Saudis. Nowadays we only use our own original designs for giant killing machines.”