Assad’s aide: US strikes on Syria violate human rights, national sovereignty

Assad’s aide: US strikes on Syria violate human rights, national sovereignty

A senior aide to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has denounced repeated US airstrikes against civilians as a severe violation of the nation’s human rights and an infringement of the country’s sovereignty.

Speaking on Wednesday, Bouthaina Shaaban, Assad’s political and media adviser, said the US, under the guise of anti-terrorism, intervened in Syria, occupied parts of the country and plundered its resources such as food, oil, and natural gas.

“We condemn the US violation of Syrian people’s human rights and we condemn the US killing of Syrian people and its plundering of Syrian resources. The US presence in Syria is a naked aggression,” she added.

“We will resist the US occupation in all possible ways until we reclaim all our occupied lands.”

According to Press TV, the Syrian army has been fighting against foreign-backed terrorist groups, which have been wreaking havoc on the country since 2011.

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