Statement by Vassily Nebenzia at the Arria-Formula Meeting of the UNSC

“Protecting Developing Nations Against Political Pressure: Upholding the Integrity of International Non-Proliferation Regimes” Dear colleagues, Let me thank you for participation in today’s event that we organize together with our colleagues from China. First, I would like to show an iconic photo which was taken almost 20 years ago. Here we can see then-State Secretary…

Western Intelligence Operations to Oust Assad in Syria

Shane Quinn In October 2011 and February 2012 the US-NATO alliance, with the support of the Gulf autocracies, tried to obtain UN Security Council resolutions, which in all probability would have served as a pretext for an invasion of Syria. These efforts replicated the underhand game that the United States, Britain and France had played…

Iran and China Forge United Front at UN Meeting on Syria’s Humanitarian Crisis

Ilya Tsukanov Tehran and Beijing signed a 25-year strategic partnership pact on Saturday after over five years of negotiations. The 20-point roadmap promises an expansion of ties in areas including security, defence, regional and international cooperation. US and Israeli observers and media have expressed concerns over the pact’s implications. China has joined Iran in expressing…

Iran Calls for Global Support for Beijing’s Fight against Coronavirus

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian Foreign Ministry urged all countries of the world to extend their hands of support to China which is grappling with the deadly coronavirus epidemic, inviting the international community to join the global campaign against the threat. Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi called on all countries to boost cooperation with…

China-Iran -Russia Alliance Ending US Unilateral Global Hegemony

Elijah J. Magnier The “maritime security belt” trilateral four-day drill between Iran, China and Russia in the sea of Oman and the Indian Ocean will mark the Middle East for decades to come. It signals the end of US absolute hegemony and control of the Middle East- and of the world. The joint drills are…

Iran, Russia, China, Syria and Hezbollah are the US’s Enemies in Lebanon

Elijah J. MagnierThe testimony of former  US Under Secretary of State and Ambassador to Lebanon, Jeffery Feltman to the US Congress created a storm in a teacup in Lebanon, even though in the US administration he no longer holds any official position. Feltman, who works for The Bookings Institution, presented his detailed knowledge based on close attention…

Russia Calls for Uniting World Efforts to Confront Terrorism

Russian Defence Minister speaks at the plenary meeting of the IX Beijing Xiangshan Forum Russian Defence Minister General of the Army Sergei Shoigu has made a working visit to the People’s Republic of China where he gave a speech to the participants of the IX Beijing Xiangshan Forum. In his speech at the plenary session, the…

China Reiterates Continued Support for Syria in War on Terrorism

TEHRAN (FNA)- Chinese Ambassador to Damascus Feng Biao stressed his country’s support for Syria in campaign against terrorist groups as well as profound ties between the two countries despite the US threats. Biao told the Arabic-language al-Watan newspaper on Wednesday that he is pleased with the Syrian army’s advances in Idlib province to get rid…

The Uyguhrs in Idlib, the Turkistan Party and the Silk Road

Sonja van den Ende About 18,000 fighters left China for Idlib, as from 2015 they have their own enclave called Al-Zanbaki, located on the Turkish border. There are now an estimated 40,000 Uyghurs in Idlib, including women and children. A lot of attention has (recently) been paid to the Uyghurs, in the Western media. Suddenly…

The Gulf is Facing a Small-scale War Scenario with No Obvious Solution

Elijah J. Magnier The attacks taking place in the Gulf and its waters against harbours, energy supply pipelines and oil tankers have assumed the proportions of a small scale war; however a wider war will happen only if Iran or the USA make future mistakes or incite new frictions. A suspicious move or misinterpretation of…

Russia, China Block UN SC Resolution on Idleb

4 June، 2019 Moscow, SANA Russia and China have blocked a United Nations Security Council statement on Idleb that was initiated by Kuwait, Germany and Belgium as unbalanced. A diplomatic source told TASS on Monday that Russia has blocked the United Nations Security Council statement initiated by Kuwait, Germany and Belgium. “It was unbalanced and…