9 Total Quotes

Jeremy Greenstock Quotes

As I read it, the president is determined not to be forced into reductions that go against the trend of events. It would be rash to predict. I am sure there will be reductions, but the number will probably stay quite high.
Jeremy Greenstock
#Determined

An enormous number of small traders are involved in exporting Iraqi oil. Iraq is dealing with several hundred and some of those are not acting legitimately.
Jeremy Greenstock
#Iraq

We are very pleased that the United Kingdom will, for this first period of the force, be the lead nation. We have had several offers from other members of the U.N. to join in that force on the terms that we are now setting down in the [U.N. Security] Council.
Jeremy Greenstock
#Force

It's really useful to talk these things through informally, without commitment, without being reported as your government position. I think the mutual understanding is growing, even if the mutual acceptance is not necessarily growing.
Jeremy Greenstock
#Commitment

It is well established that the authorization to use force given by the Security Council in 1990 may be revived if the council decides that there has been a sufficiently serious breach of the conditions laid down by the council for the cease-fire.
Jeremy Greenstock
#Force

Any resumption of fighting against the backdrop of the appalling and deteriorating humanitarian situation and the continuing displacement of people would be extremely bad news.
Jeremy Greenstock
#Fighting

There is only one reason for these continuing negotiations -- and that is to maximize the degree of consensus in the council. We are determined to bring this whole negotiation to closure in the next 24 hours.
Jeremy Greenstock
#Reason

My hopes are quite high that there will be a large number of votes for this resolution.
Jeremy Greenstock
#Resolution

It's very serious. This is a tactic, to blow up a shrine rather than going for the civilian population, which is calculated by whoever did it to foment much larger violence between the communities.
Jeremy Greenstock
#Population