Azerbaijan, Baku, Nov. 3 / Trend R. Hafizoglu /
Arab Spring is a pretext for interfering in the internal affairs of the countries in the region, Lebanese ex-President Emile Lahoud was quoted today by the Syrian agency SANA as saying.
He added that some Arab countries, willing to make peace with Israel, are interested in Arab Spring.
Lahoud said that the events in Syria destroyed the U.S unipolar hegemony in the international arena and contributed to establishing the Russia - China new center.
Anti-government protests have continued in Syria for a year and half.
According to UN, the total number of victims of the conflict in Syria is nearing 30,000.
More than 230,000 have become refugees with around three million in need of humanitarian assistance. The Syrian authorities say they oppose the well-armed militants.