Syria Supports any International Effort to Combat Terrorism as Long as It Preserves Civilians’ Lives and Sovereignty2014/09/30
Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign and Expatriates Minister Walid al-Moallem, delivered a speech on Monday the 29th of September 2014 at the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly, in which he affirmed that Syria supports any international effort to combat terrorism as long as it fully preserves civilians’ lives and national...
Iranian Assistant Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir Abdullahian said on Monday the 29th of September 2014 that “The US crazy strikes in Syria under the pretext of eliminating the Islamic State in Iraq and Sham terrorist organization will increase extremism in the region.”
Aleppo Governor Mohammad Wahid Akkad affirmed on Monday the 29th of September 2014 that the government is committed to facilitate the work of the humanitarian organizations and offer them all needed aid to be able to deliver their services and assistance to all affected citizens.
Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign and Expatriates Minister Walid al-Moallem met on Saturday the 27th of September 2014 the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and his Cuban and Ecuadorian counterparts on the sidelines of the 69th session of the UN General Assembly.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that Syria and Iran should be engaged in combating the risks of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), asserting that it is a mistake not to cooperate with them in the issue of combating terrorism.
Minister of Water Resources Kamal al-Sheikha affirmed the need for cooperation between Syria and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to make use of the organization’s financial and technical potentials in order to raise competence of the farmers in the country.
A series of lectures and a documentary exhibition on the Syrian ruins at Khan Asaad Basha in the Old City of Damascus marked the wrap up of the cultural event celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Discovery of kingdom of Ebla.
Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign and Expatriates Minister Walid al-Moallem met his Russian, Iraqi, Algerian and North Korean counterparts on the sidelines of the 69th session of the UN General Assembly.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi reiterated calls for reaching a peaceful solution for the crisis in Syria, stressing the need to combat terrorism in a coordinated manner that complies with the UN Charter and Security Council resolutions.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov stressed that combating terrorism in Syria must be carried out in cooperation with the Syrian government which has announced its readiness to do so, and that it also must be based on the UN Charter.