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David Cameron to urge world leaders to protect civilians

Publié par Clifford Armion le 22/09/2011

Nicholas Watt

"David Cameron will issue a plea on Thursday to world leaders to be prepared to intervene again when civilians are massacred by repressive regimes as he warns that the UN is in danger of losing its nerve after the campaign in Libya.

"In his most wide ranging speech on foreign policy as prime minister, Cameron will declare that the UN must change its ways if it is to avoid losing the opportunity provided by the Arab spring.

"Speaking to the UN general assembly, Cameron will say: "You can sign every human rights declaration in the world, but if you stand by and watch people being slaughtered in their own country when you could act, then what are those signatures really worth?"

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"David Cameron to urge world leaders to protect civilians", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), septembre 2011. Consulté le 20/09/2020. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/david-cameron-to-urge-world-leaders-to-protect-civilians