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Russian MoD warns of new fabricated chemical provocation in Deir Ezzor

Russian MoD warns of new fabricated chemical provocation in Deir Ezzor

MOSCOW, Jun. 12 (Press Shia) –The Russian Defense Ministry has revealed that terrorist organizations have brought canisters containing chlorine to the town of Jafra field in Deir Ezzor province to stage another chemical attack and accuse the Syrian army of it.The Ministry’s spokesman Major General Igor Konashnikov cited in a press statement ‘confirmed information’ to the effect that...

Foreign interventions postpone peace in Syria: FM Zarif

Foreign interventions postpone peace in Syria: FM Zarif

TEHRAN, Apr. 26 (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif condemned the unilateral military action against Syria as a measure postponing the attainment of peace in the war-torn country.“The foreign interventions in Syria have postponed the achievement of peace in Syria,” said Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, on Wednesday in Brussels. He made the remarks...

OPCW finds no chemical weapons at Syrian facilities bombed by US

OPCW finds no chemical weapons at Syrian facilities bombed by US

MOSCOW, Apr. 25 (Press Shia Agency) – Last week, the fact-finding mission of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) visited a site in the Damascus suburb of Douma to collect samples in connection with the alleged April 7 chemical attack.Chief of the Main Operational Directorate of the Russian General Staff Col. Gen. Sergey Rudskoy has announced that the...

Iran condemns instrumental, political abuse of OPCW

Iran condemns instrumental, political abuse of OPCW

TEHRAN, Apr. 20 (Press Shia Agency) – Alireza Jahangiri, the Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran condemned the abuse of international regulations against the use of chemical weapons by some westerners.Alireza Jahangiri, the Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran addressed the 59th Meeting of the Executive Council the Organization for the Prohibition of...

Iran welcomes pro-Syrian stances of African Union: Ghasemi

Iran welcomes pro-Syrian stances of African Union: Ghasemi

TEHRAN, Apr. 18 (Press Shia) – Bahram Ghasemi, the Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman, referred to the statement issued by the Chairperson of African Union Commission on Syria on Monday, and hailed the approached undertaken by the African body.“We welcome the statement issued by the African Union on developments in Syria in which the chemical attack was condemned and at the same time a...

On trilateral military strikes against Syria

On trilateral military strikes against Syria

TEHRAN, Apr. 18 (Press Shia) – The US surgical attacks—coordinated with France and Britain—against chemical facilities in Syria on Saturday April 13, 2018, in response to the alleged chemical weapons attacks in rebel-held Douma, fell far-short of achieving a broader goal based on a coherent strategy to deal with the Syrian civil war.Nor were these strikes intended to provoke a military...

Attack on Syria lacks a legal basis in intl. law: US expert

Attack on Syria lacks a legal basis in intl. law: US expert

TEHRAN, Apr. 18 (Press Shia Agency) – Professor Paul Pillar, who was CIA intelligence analyst for 28 years, tells the Tehran Times that the attack on Syria was “neither in self-defense nor authorized by the United Nations Security Council, it did not have a basis in international law.Pillar added, “It does not change the balance of power within Syria at all.” Following is the text of the...

OPCW investigators enter Syrian town of Douma

OPCW investigators enter Syrian town of Douma

TEHRAN, Apr. 17 (Press Shia Agency) –Syrian sources relayed that investigators of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) entered the Syrian town of Douma, on Tuesday afternoon, to conduct probe on what terrorist claim to be a chemical attack by government.According to Syrian sources, investigators of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) have...

OPCW at stake, taken hostage for political intents

OPCW at stake, taken hostage for political intents

TEHRAN, Apr. 17 (Press Shia) – Iran’s Permanent Representative to OPCW Alireza Jahangiri, while slamming the US-led strikes on Syria, said Mon. that the OPCW is at stake and some delegations take hostage of this technical forum for their political intents.Delivering Iran’s statement at the 58th meeting of the OPCW Executive Council, Permanent Representative to OPCW Alireza Jahangiri...

Passive Defense Org. slams Douma chemical attack

Passive Defense Org. slams Douma chemical attack

TEHRAN, Apr. 16 (Press Shia) – Iran’s Passive Defense Organization and the Chemical Defense Base have issued a statement in condemnation of a chemical attack carried out by armed terrorists in the Syrian city of Douma.The statement noted the “unequal and unjust” war imposed by the US and its allies against Syria, which has also been receiving "direct financial, military and logistical...