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Germany's ambassador speaks with Al Jazeera about Syria
Peter Wittig, Germany's ambassador to the UN, discusses the diplomatic actions taken by his own country and its allies in retaliation over the Houla massacre with Al Jazeera:
We reacted swiftly along with our partners to send a message.
There is still diplomatic staff on the ground, this was a visible sign that such blatant violation of humanitarian principles.
My government is very strongly of the view that we must exhaust all possibilities … which is why we want to safeguard the Annan plan.