Syria

UN special envoy for Syria Staffan De Mistura has underlined the importance of the fight against UN-designated terror groups as a priority in resolving the ongoing crisis in the conflict-ridden country.

The UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura has stressed that the de-escalation process in Syria must not affect the country’s sovereignty.

 Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi strongly condemned Israel’s repeated aggressions against Syria, saying they violate the country’s national sovereignty and territorial integrity, contravene international regulations and help reinforce terrorists.

Syria has strongly denounced a deadly Takfiri bomb attack on buses carrying people from two Shia-majority villages in the northwestern province of Idlib, calling on the United Nations to hold responsible the countries that fund terrorists and provide them with weapons and ammunition.

A new United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolution drafted by Britain, France and the US has called for an investigation into a suspected chemical attack in Syria.

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the recent missile strikes by the US military against a Syrian army air base were a “strategic mistake.”

 The UN Security Council clashed over the United States' missile strike on a Syrian government air base, late on Friday.

Iran's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN) Gholamali Khoshroo condemned US missile attack on Syria, saying such an irresponsible measure will result in reinforcing terrorism in the region.

 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani censured the US for a recent missile strike against an airbase in Syria, saying the aggression will boost terrorism in the region and strengthen lawlessness and instability in the world.

European Union Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini hailed the resumption of talks on Syria in Geneva, Switzerland.

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