Qatar emir suggests sending Arab troops to Syria

January 14, 2012 14:16

BEIRUT- The emir of Qatar has suggested sending Arab troops to halt the bloodshed in Syria, the first Arab leader to propose such a move, in an interview to be broadcast on CBS's "60 Minutes".

Asked if he was in favor of Arab nations intervening in Syria, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani said: "For such a situation to stop the killing ... some troops should go to stop the killing."

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