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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...

Missile attacks on Syria aiming to hinder OPCW probe into 'Chem Attack'

Missile attacks on Syria aiming to hinder OPCW probe into 'Chem Attack'

MOSCOW, Apr. 23 (Press Shia Agency) –The Russian and Chinese foreign ministers have held a joint press conference after talks in Beijing, which were dedicated to the situation on the Korean peninsula in the wake of North Korea's decision to halt nuclear and missile tests, as well as the situation in Syria.Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has lashed out at the missile strikes carried...

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...

Trilateral aggression in Syria violates intl. norms

Trilateral aggression in Syria violates intl. norms

MOSCOW, Apr. 18 (Press Shia Agency) – Russian President Vladimir Putin reaffirmed on Tuesday that the tripartite aggression on Syria is an act of aggression and a violation of international law, including the UN Charter.Putin’s remarks came during a phone call with the German Chancellor Angela Merkel, according to the Kremlin. “The two sides discussed in detail the aggravation 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...

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...

US-led strike on Syria flagrant violation of intl. law

US-led strike on Syria flagrant violation of intl. law

TEHRAN, Apr. 15 (Press Shia Agency) – The top adviser to Iranian Leader Ali Akbar Velayati said the US and its allies attack on Syria violated international rules, adding it will not reach its goals. Ali Akbar Velayati, who has just arrived back in Tehran from a 4-day visit to Syria, described the US, France and UK assault on Syria as an aggressive act, stressing that the attack occurred before...

Russia says chemical attack on Syria waged with UK insistence

Russia says chemical attack on Syria waged with UK insistence

TEHRAN, Apr. 14 (Press Shia) – Major General Igor Konashenkov Spokesman for the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation lashed out that UK government and expounded on the way of recent chemical attacks on Syria’s Douma city and said, “opposition groups to the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad carried out such heinous act with insistence and pressure of British government.”Given the...

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