Sabbagh: Syria Determined to Cooperate with OPCW to Close the Chemical File

5 January، 2023 New York, SANA Syria’s permanent representative to the UN, Ambassador Bassam Sabbagh said Syria is determined to cooperate with the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to close “the Chemical file.” “Syria has repeatedly condemned the use of chemical weapons by anyone, at any time or in any place, and it…

Statement by Permanent Representative Vassily Nebenzia at UNSC Briefing on the Political and Humanitarian Situation in Syria

Mme.President, We thank Geir Pedersen and Martin Griffiths for the briefings on the political and humanitarian situation in Syria. It is Russia’s unchanging position that there is no alternative to a Syrian-owned and Syrian-led political process carried out under the UN mediation and given full respect for the sovereignty, independence, unity, and territorial integrity of…

Iran Condemns the Theft and Looting of the Wealth of the Syrian People

2022-12-22 Tehran-Sana Iran has condemned the theft and looting of the wealth of the Syrian people, especially oil products, by the US occupation forces in northeastern Syria. Iran’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Amir Saeed irwani said during a security council meeting on Syria that ending the occupation and respecting full national sovereignty on…

Sabbagh: Resolution to Crisis in Syria Requires Security Council Stop Israeli Attacks, Remove Blockade

21 December، 2022 New York, SANA Syria’s permanent representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Bassam Sabbagh, said that challenges of terrorism, the illegal military presence on Syrian territories, Israeli recurrent attacks and the coercive unilateral measures require Security Council to condemn these violations and end them immediately. “Insistence on continuing the aid mechanism through borders…

Statement by Permanent Representative Vassily Nebenzia at UNSC Briefing on the Political and Humanitarian Situation in Syria

Mme.President, We thank Special Envoy for Syria G.Pedersen and USG for Humanitarian Affairs M.Griffiths for having briefed us on the political and humanitarian situation in the Syrian Arab Republic. What we heard today confirms that the overall situation in Syria remains tense. Terrorist threats persist on the ground; northern, north-eastern, and southern regions of the…

Russia at the UNSC Briefing on Chemical Weapons in Syria

Statement by First Deputy Permanent Representative Dmitry Polyanskiy at UNSC briefing on the Syrian chemical file (resolution 2118) Mr.President, The previous Security Council meeting on the issue of implementation of resolution 2118 took place on 25 October, which is less than two weeks ago. Out of all UNSC-assigned mandates that are supposed to report to…

Statement of H. E. Bassam Sabbagh at the UNSC Meeting on “The Situation in the Middle East” 28/10/2022

Sabbagh: Israeli occupation practices against the Arab people in Palestine and the Syrian Golan are grave violations of international law 2022-10-28 New York-Sana Syria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Bassam Sabbagh, stressed that the continued Israeli occupation of Arab lands and its practices against the Arab people in Palestine and the Syrian Golan…

Sabbagh: Syria Rejects Western Efforts to Use OPCW as a Tool to Achieve Hostile Goals

26 October، 2022 New York, SANA Bassam Sabbagh, Syria’s permanent representative to the UN reiterated Syria’s rejection of the use of the OPCW by the occidental states to achieve malign and hostile goals, including these countries’ insistence on politicizing the “Chemical File” and their cover-up of the practices committed by the terrorist groups against Syrian…

Statement by First Deputy Permanent Representative Dmitry Polyanskiy at UNSC Briefing on the Political and Humanitarian Situation in Syria

Mr.President, We thank SESG Pedersen and UN OCHA Operations Director Rheena Ghelani for the briefings about the political and humanitarian situation in Syria. We stand for promoting the Syrian-led and Syrian-owned political process under UN assistance. We support the efforts of the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General to deliver on his mandate that is stipulated…