FORUM

Apr 30 2020

Al-Jaafari: Coercive economic measures prevent Syrians from obtaining their basic needs, hinder efforts of confronting coronavirus, must be lifted immediately

New York, SANA-Syria’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Dr. Bashar al-Jaafari reiterated that the unilateral coercive economic measures which some countries are using in their terrorist war against Syria prevent the Syrians from obtaining their basic living needs and hinder the state’s efforts to confront coronavirus, calling for lifting these measures immediately and without any conditions. “The illegitimate economic measures prevent the medical and health bodies in Syria to obtain the necessary equipment for the test, diagnosis and prevention and treatment of coronaviruis, al-Jaafari added, during a UN Security Council session via video on the humanitarian situation in Syria on …