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Jun 9 2020

Russian MPs:  Western coercive measures against Syria violate int’l law

Moscow, SANA_ Member of the Russian DumA Alexander Yushenko has said that the United States continues its aggressive policy against Syria. In a statement to SANA reporter in Moscow on Monday, Yushenko condemned the western coercive measures against Syria including the so-called ‘Caesar Act’. “Since more than 9 years, Syria confronts a terror war that has been backed by the US, EU and other foreign forces,” he said, clarifying that US and its western allies resorted to a policy targeting Syria’s economy after the victories achieved by Syria over international terrorism forces. Yushenko affirmed that the US pays no heed …

Jun 6 2020

Cuba strongly condemns the US coercive measures against Syria

Havana, SANA_ Cuba strongly condemned the American coercive measures against Syria, including the so-called “Caesar Act”, affirming that it is a serious violation of the United Nations Charter. “I condemn in the strongest terms the US sanctions against Syria and the implementation of the “Caesar Act”,” Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez said in a tweet on Saturday. He stressed that these measures constitute a grave and flagrant violation of the UN Charter, international law and human rights and affect the reconstruction of the country after 9 years of terrorist war on it and under the Coronavirus pandemic. For its part, …

May 19 2020

Nebenzia: Unilateral coercive measures harm Syrian people and must be lifted

New York, SANA_ Russia’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Vasily Nebenzia, renewed his country’s call for lifting the coercive economic measures imposed on Syria. In a statement via video during the UN Security Council session on the situation in Syria on Monday evening, Nebenzia stressed that these measures harm the Syrian people and hinder the efforts of the Syrian government to confront the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). He clarified that the Coronavirus poses an additional challenge for the Syrian people in light of the unilateral coercive measures which caused damage to the economic and health sectors in Syria. Nebenzia pointed out …

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 …

Apr 27 2020

Arab Int’l Forum: Unilateral coercive measures on Syria unforgivable crime

Beirut, SANA_ The participants in the Arab International Forum demanded lifting the unilateral coercive economic measures and the unjust siege imposed by Western countries on Syria. The forum was held through the technique of communicating via the Internet under the title “The Virtual Arab International Forum to Lift the Siege on Syria and Eradicate the Sanctions Imposed on Friendly and brotherly People”. The conferees considered the unilateral coercive economic measures and the unjust siege an unforgivable crime and a continuation of the aggression and terrorism that Syria has been exposed to for more than nine years. They reiterated that the …

Apr 20 2020

More voices raised demanding lifting unilateral coercive measures imposed on Syria

Capitals, SANA_ The Vice-Chairman of the Executive Committee of Jordanian Media Figures and Intellectuals Gathering for the sake of Syria Jamal Al-Alawi condemned the unilateral coercive economic measures imposed by the West on Syria, calling on the international community to take action to end it. In a statement to SANA correspondent in Amman on Sunday, Al-Alawi called on Arab countries and friendly countries to stand alongside Syria and provide appropriate support to enable it to address the Coronavirus epidemic. He asserted his confidence that the Syrian state that has faced and achieved important victories over terrorism over the past ten …

Apr 13 2020

Hanna: Lift Western coercive economic measures imposed on Syria

Occupied al-Quds, SANA_ Greek Orthodox Archbishop of Sebastia Atallah Hanna on Monday called for lifting the Western coercive economic measures imposed on Syria in light of the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). Hanna, in a solidarity message with Syria said: “From the city of al-Quds, I send this appeal and this message, perhaps it reaches people who still have conscience in the world. Lift the sanctions imposed on Syria in light of the spread of coronavirus,” In a statement to SANA, he emphasized that the continuation of these sanctions is a crime against humanity, all moral values, norms and principles. “From …

Apr 11 2020

US Peace Council calls for lifting coercive measures imposed on Syria,other countries

New York, SANA_ The US Peace Council called on the US administration and the United Nations to immediately lift unilateral coercive economic measures imposed on more than thirty countries, including Syria, especially after the global outbreak of the Coronavirus and its devastating impact. In an open letter on Saturday published on its website in several languages, including English, Spanish, French and Arabic, the council stressed that the global outbreak of the pandemic shed light on the illegal and unethical practice of imposing coercive and unilateral economic measures by the United States against more than thirty countries. It described these sanctions …

Mar 19 2020

Syria calls for lifting coercive measures imposed on it immediately in light of Coronavirus spread in neighboring states

Related Articles Damascus, SANA- Syria has called upon the international community to respect the principles of the international humanitarian law and the sanctity of human life and to work on lifting the unilateral coercive measures imposed on it immediately and unconditionally, particularly due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus in the neighboring states. A Foreign and Expatriates Ministry official source said in a statement to SANA on Thursday that in light of the dangerous escalation represented by the Coronavirus and the international alert to confront this pandemic and to contain it and prevent its spread, the U.S. and the European …