Iran Press television
Thursday, 26 November 2020 9:07 AM
Russia has censured as "a provocation" a contentious consult with by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to the Israeli-occupied side of Syria's Golan Heights, asserting the Arab nation's sovereignty and territorial integrity may still be respected.
Vasily Nebenzya, the Russian ambassador to the United nations (UN), made the feedback during a meeting of the UN security Council on the condition in Syria on Wednesday, Russia's Sputnik news agency suggested.
"We at all times call for preserving Syria's solidarity and respecting its sovereignty and territorial integrity and the abandonment of plots to divide and prolong the crisis within the country," Nebenzya observed.
He noted "this is applicable to both eastern and western Syria, together with the occupied Syrian Golan, and the talk over with by way of a excessive-ranking US professional is a provocation," in an obvious reference to Pompeo.
final Thursday, Pompeo became the primary US secretary of state to discuss with the Israeli occupied Golan Heights, a territory the Israeli regime seized from Syria within the 1967 Six Day conflict and annexed four years later, in a flow that become in no way recognized by way of the realm community.
In an immense pro-Israel coverage shift, US President Donald Trump signed an executive order in 2019 recognizing Israel's control over occupied Golan in a blatant violation of foreign legislations.
over the past a long time, Israel has developed dozens of settlements within the Golan Heights in defiance of international requires the regime to stop its construction actions on the occupied land.
Syria slams Pompeo's seek advice from at UN
in a similar way, Syria's everlasting representative to the UN strongly condemned Pompeo's discuss with to Golan.
Addressing the UN safety Council meeting on Syria, Bashar al-Ja'afari mentioned the talk over with showed the absolute bias of the latest US administration towards Israel.
in other places, Ja'afari denounced the united states for carrying on with to violate foreign legislation by means of helping terrorist corporations in Syria.
all through the same meeting, the Russian envoy additionally said Syria's northwestern province of Idlib remains plagued by instability, primarily with the presence of al-Qaeda affiliated Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) terrorist community in the embattled area.
Nebenzya, youngsters, pointed out efforts to combat terrorism would proceed regardless of attempts by means of Western international locations to guard the terrorists via calling for an settlement or a ceasefire there.
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