"This has been the Arab League reality in the past, as it is at present."
He acknowledged that Western-instigated violence ravages Syria. Thousands of ceasefire violations occurred. He has no information about planned military attacks. However, some countries "are making efforts to guide the situation toward" one.
"The West expresses support for the Annan Plan on the one hand, while on the other hand, they seek a plan to overthrow (the government)."
"This is the same double standard (approach) and political hypocrisy."
"Westerners speak of human rights but give Israel weapons to kill Palestinians. This Western hypocrisy has not changed and will not change."
He holds "outlaws, saboteurs and armed terrorist gangs" responsible for Syrian violence. He'll continue confronting it responsibly.
On June 30, Hillary Clinton and Sergei Lavrov will discuss Syria in Geneva. Expect no breakthroughs. Washington wants regime change.
Moscow wants Syrians alone to decide who'll lead them. Lavrov and other Russian officials have been firm opposing foreign intervention. Expect neither side to yield on Saturday.