FORUM

Jan 21 2021

China calls for cancelling western unilateral coercive measures against Syria

New York, SANA- China called for cancelling the western unilateral coercive measures against Syria immediately. China’s Permanent representative to the UN Zhang Jun stressed, during a UN Security Council’s session on the situation in Syria via video, that the western coercive measures imposed on Syria have directly affected the livelihood of the Syrian people and hindered access of medical services and supplies to them. Zhang pointed out the necessity of exerting further efforts for finding a political solution to the crisis in Syria and supporting the work of the Committee of Discussing the Constitution which should be far from any …

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, …

Jun 4 2020

Set of measures approved for ensuring continuity of pharmaceutical industry

Related Articles Damascus, SANA- A set of measures were approved to ensuring continuity of the country’s pharmaceutical industry. During a meeting held on Thursday at the Cabinet building, chaired by Prime Minister Imad Khamis and the presence of the Ministers of Health, and Economy and Foreign Trade, it was approved to finance imported for raw materials necessary for pharmaceutical industry at a preferential price of 700 SYP per USD aimed at ensuring all the local market’s needs of medicines. The measures also included supplying the public hospitals and the health centers with medicines. Shaza FORUM

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 12 2020

Egyptian MP: Unilateral coercive economic measures on Syria inhuman

Cairo, SANA_ Egyptian parliamentarian Nosilah Swelim has condemned as inhumane the unilateral coercive economic measures imposed on Syria as In a statement to SANA correspondent in Cairo on Monday, Swelim said that the siege, US and western measures on Syria must be lifted and they come within the policies of hostility to Damascus. “The US Administrations continue their hostile policy to all and they do not recognize humanity. They support terrorism and wars”, she added. The Egyptian MP asserted the necessity of continuity of fighting terrorism, hailing the Syrian army’s victories over terrorist groups in Syria. Gh.A.Hassoun FORUM

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 …

May 2 2020

Czech Official: Western measures imposed on Syria inhuman

Prague, SANA_ Member of Foreign Affairs Committee of the Czech-Moravian Trade Unions Gathering Martin Bis depicted the unilateral coercive economic measures imposed by the West on Syria as inhuman, calling for the immediate lifting of these unjust measures. In a statement to SANA correspondent in Prague, the Czech official said that maintaining the imposition of these coercive measures is criminal behavior that aims at hampering achieving final victory over terrorism in Syria, undermining the country’s economy and at impeding its reconstruction process. He stressed that these sanctions affect mostly the country’s working force and threaten their health, because they continue …

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 22 2020

Grosbic: Insistence of Western countries to continue their coercive economic measures on Syria a “crime”

Prague, SANA- Head of the Czech Parliamentary Group for Friendship with Syria Stanislav Grosbic stressed that the insistence of Western countries to continue imposing their unilateral coercive economic measures on Syria and other countries which confront the spread of Coronavirus is a “crime and irresponsible action”. In a statement to SANA correspondent in Prague on Wednesday, Grosbic warned against the continued impose of these measures by some western countries as they harm the living situation of millions of people in Syria and other countries. He renewed the call for lifting the coercive measures imposed on Syria, Iran, Venezuela and Cuba, …

Apr 21 2020

Russian analysts: Continued imposition of unilateral measures on Syria immoral

Moscow, SANA_ Chairman of the Russian Association for Friendship and Cooperation with the Arab Countries Vyacheslav Matuzov, criticized the continued imposition of coercive western unilateral economic measures on Syria in light of the outbreak of the Coronavirus, describing it as “inhuman and incomprehensible.” The political analyst Matuzov, in an interview with SANA correspondent in Moscow on Monday said that the Coronavirus epidemic has exposed Western countries clearly and completely stripped them to appear in their true inhumane image. He called for uniting the efforts of all countries to confront this virus and cooperate in the interest of all humanity and …

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 …

Apr 8 2020

Grospic renews call for lifting unilateral coercive economic measures imposed by the West on Syria

Prague, SANA – Head of the Czech Parliamentary Committee for Friendship with Syria Stanislav Grospic renewed his call for lifting the  unilateral coercive economic measures imposed by the west on Syria. Grospic pointed out that the immediate lifting of these measures has become a necessity in light of confronting the spread Coronavirus by Syria. Speaking to SANA correspondent in Prague on Wednesday, Grospic said that the west itself find big difficulties in confronting the Coronavirus epidemic, however it continues to impose illegitimate sanctions on Syria and other countries. He stressed that the western countries’ behaviors show clearly that they do …

Mar 29 2020

Government takes new measures for securing the markets’ basic needs

Damascus, SANA_ The Government team in charge of the national strategy to confront the Coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, on Saturday evening put the executive mechanism for the decision to restrict movement between provinces’ centers and rural areas. The team stressed that all decisions issued and measures adopted since the formation of the team until now exclude everything related to ensuring the continuity of the health sector and the production process in all areas and allowing the movement of the vehicles that carry oil derivatives, foodstuffs and supplies in a way that ensures the needs of the markets in all governorates. The …

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 …