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Swiss prosecutor quits "useless" UN Syria Commission

Prosecutor Carla Del Ponte resigns from UN Syria Commission after 5 years

The Swiss war crimes prosecutor Carla Del Ponte has resigned from the UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria after 5 years, accusing the UN Security Council of making her job impossible, and saying the Commission was "useless" and "ridiculous". Yakın Ertürk preceded Carla Del Ponte on the UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria. What is her reaction to Del Ponte's resignation? Photo: Carla Del Ponte at a press conference at United Nations offices in Geneva. Credit: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images