Syria’s minister of foreign and expatriates affairs says Western states are impeding the return of Syrian refugees to their homeland by all means.
Faisal Mekdad made the comments in a joint meeting of the Syrian-Russian ministerial coordination committees on return of Syrian refugees, which kicked off in capital Damascus on Thursday, official SANA news agency reported.
He emphasized that Damascus seeks to bring back its displaced people, urging them once again to return to their homes and contribute to rebuilding what have been destroyed by foreign-backed militancy and terrorism since 2011.
Mekdad also stressed that a number of Western states do not want the Syrian refugees to return to their homeland and keep on impeding the process by all means.
He said the United States and its proxies are plundering Syrian oil and wheat and simultaneously try to prevent oil and wheat from reaching Syria.
Mekdad stressed that Syria will not surrender…