Efforts Should Be Amplified to End Syria Crisis: Iran’s UN Envoy – Politics news

Addressing a UN Security Council meeting on ‘the situation in the Middle East’, held on Wednesday, Majid Takht Ravanchi said, “We reiterate our principled position regarding the conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic that in order to prevent further sufferings of its people and the dire ramifications of this conflict on regional peace and security, efforts must be redoubled to end this unfortunate conflict.”“This, however,…

Addressing a UN Security Council meeting on ‘the situation in the Middle East’, held on Wednesday, Majid Takht Ravanchi said, “We reiterate our principled position regarding the conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic that in order to prevent further sufferings of its people and the dire ramifications of this conflict on regional peace and security, efforts must be redoubled to end this unfortunate conflict.”

“This, however, must be based on certain basic principles, in particular the full respect for the sovereignty, unity and territorial integrity of Syria, withdrawal of all uninvited and occupying forces from all parts of Syria as well as combating terrorist groups there in an effective manner. Many of these terrorists must be held accountable for the use of chemical agents during the conflict,” he added.

“We, once again, express our full support for the realization of the objectives of the Chemical Weapons Convention through its full, effective and non-discriminatory implementation,” the Iranian envoy said.

“We also strongly call for…

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