Feb 16 2021

Al-Jaafari, Iranian delegation discuss means to enhance academic exchange

Damascus, SANA-  Deputy Foreign and Expatriates Minister Bashar al-Jaafari received on Tuesday a delegation of political science professors at the Iranian universities. During the meeting, al-Jaafari underlined the importance of the academic exchange between the Syrian and Iranian universities, and employment of culture and literature in service of diplomacy and political work. He also highlighted the importance of popular diplomacy in conveying a true image to the public opinion on the situations in the two countries. Members of the Iranian delegation, for their part, affirmed the importance of the visit in enhancing academic and scientific cooperation between the two countries. …

May 20 2020

Al-Jaafari: Need to end economic terrorism represented by unilateral coercive measures imposed on Syria

New York, SANA- Syria’s Permanent Representative to the UN Dr. Bashar al-Jaafari stressed the necessity of ending the economic, trade, financial and health terrorism represented by the unilateral coercive measures imposed by western countries on Syria, pointing out that achieving any improvement on the humanitarian situation necessitates cooperation and coordination with the Syrian State and refraining from politicizing the humanitarian work. Al-Jaafari said during a UN Security Council’s session via video on the “humanitarian situation in Syria” on Tuesday that Syria has recently alone and in cooperation with a number of UN member states sent official letters and calls to …

May 10 2020

Al-Jaafari: Unilateral coercive economic measures hamper Syria’s response to Covid-19

New York, SANA – Syria’s Permanent Representative at the UN Dr. Bashar al-Jaafari confirmed that “the US administration no longer only supports terrorist groups in Syria and other countries, but rather it adopts economic, health and political terrorism to achieve its own selfish interests. “Unilateral coercive economic measures hinder Syria’s ability to meet the basic needs of its people and confront the epidemic of the novel Coronavirus,” al-Jaafari said during a videoconference symposium organized by the US coalition “Sanctions Kill” dedicated to discuss the unilateral coercive economic measures and their impact on countries and peoples in facing  Covid-19 epidemic. According …