Syria Denounces Efforts to Politicize OPCW

Damascus, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) The efforts by the United States, France and the United Kingdom to politicize the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) are dangerous, and the decision to broaden its mandate is illegal, said Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad on Tuesday. The Syrian official warned against those efforts and…

Syrian-Russian Victory Over NATO the Only Way to Avenge Israeli-French Strikes

Tony Cartalucci Western and Russian media sources have reported an alleged joint Israeli-French strike on Syria on September 17. The attack included Israeli warplanes and French missile frigates operating in the Mediterranean off Syria’s coast. Amid the attack, a Russian Il-20 reconnaissance aircraft with 14 service members aboard disappeared. The attack immediately prompted commentators, analysts,…

France Shares the Blame for the Il-20 Tragedy

MOSCOW, September 18. /TASS/. France is partly to blame for the crash of Russia’s Ilyushin Il-20 aircraft in Syria and the death of Russian military servicemen, military expert Mikhail Khodaryonok told reporters. “The French Navy’s frigate, The Auvergne, did not make the best contribution to the air situation, creating additional difficulties for Syrian air defense…

White Helmets Coordinating with al-Nusra to Stage Chemical Attack in Idleb

22 August، 2018 Idleb, SANA The so-called White Helmets are coordinating with terrorist groups, particularly Jabhat al-Nusra terror organization, to stage a chemical attack in Idleb province and accuse the Syrian Arab Army of using chemical weapons. Media reports say that the past few days have witnessed an unusual activity by the White Helmets members…

What France Presents as “Evidence” of Chemical Weapons Attack

Statement by Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs (20.04.18) At this time, OPCW investigators still have not had access to the site of the chemical weapons attack in Douma. If Russia and Syria finally keep their commitments, it will have taken them at least two weeks to do so. The OPCW team’s…

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s Interview with BBC HardTalk

Question: The world was deeply alarmed last week by the prospect of a direct military confrontation between the United States and Russia. How close do you believe we came to that? Sergey Lavrov: Well, I don’t think that was very close. I believe it was a situation created by very reckless behavior of our Western…

More French Forces Will Join US Military in Syria

Peter Korzun So, it looks like we now have another actor getting involved in Syria by putting boots on the ground. On March 29, French President Emmanuel Macron vowed to send troops to Manbij in support of the US-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). The goal is to block Turkish advances into the region, and this move will be coordinated…

Foreign Ministry: France Not Eligible to Play Any Role in Peace Process

22 February، 2018 Damascus, SANA Foreign and Expatriates Ministry said that France is not eligible to play any role in the peace process in Syria as long as it provides support to terrorism and its hands are stained with Syrian blood, reaffirming the Syrian state’s rejection of France’s hostile attitudes and threats which aim at…

Putin Answers Questions from French Journalists from TF1 TV Channel

The interview was recorded on October 11, 2016 in Kovrov, Vladimir Region. Kremlin October 12, 2016 President of Russia Vladimir Putin: How did you end up here? This is a just a small provincial town. These days, you find French people wherever you go in Russia, in every village. This is very good and we…

Return Fire Vetos at the Security Council

The Security Council met on 8 October 2016 to debate not only the Franco-Spanish proposition for a Resolution concerning Syria, but also a Russian counter-proposition. Without surprise, the two texts were rejected by vetos – by Russia for the first, and by the Atlantist block for the second. It is the first time in the…

Text of the French-Spanish Draft UNSC Resolution on Aleppo

United Nations Security Council, Recalling its resolutions 2042 (2012), 2043 (2012), 2118 (2013), 2139 (2014), 2165 (2014), 2175 (2014), 2191 (2014) 2209 (2015), 2254 (2015) 2258 (2015) and 2268 (2016), Reaffirming its strong commitment to the sovereignty, independence, unity and territorial integrity of Syria, and to the purposes and principles of the Charter of the…

Da’esh and David Cameron’s Syrian Regime Change Agenda

The strategy is to unite all anti-government death squads, including the Islamic State group, in an all-out war of destruction against the Syrian state. By Dan Glazebrook On Dec. 2 the British House of Commons voted to launch airstrikes on Syria; within an hour of the vote being taken, British fighter jets were on the…

President Putin Answers Journalists Following Meeting with Francois Hollande

“President Hollande suggested measures to close the Turkish-Syrian border to stop the flow of militants and finances to terrorists. It’s remarkable that President Obama didn’t react to it. I believe it’s a good suggestion and that during the visit tomorrow President Hollande will tell us details. We are prepared to consider these measures in earnest….

French Air Force Launches Major Airstrike Against ISIL Positions in Syria

President al-Assad to French delegation : Terrorist attacks on Paris can’t be separated from those of Beirut and events in Syria French politicians call on their government to reconsider its foreign policy, relation with Syria Sputnik – Military & Intelligence Two days after the Paris deadly terrorist attacks, the French aviation has launched a massive airstrike campaign…