US President Donald Trump says it was time to back what he described as the Israeli regime's "sovereignty" over the Golan Heights, a Syrian territory under Israeli occupation since 1967.
Russia’s ambassador to Tehran has dismissed as “baseless” media reports claiming that Moscow was displeased with the recent visit of Syrian Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to Iran, saying such claims were aimed at “creating a rift” between the two friendly states.
The Russian and Syrian coordination centers on returning refugees have censured the US over its latest decision to provide millions of dollars to the Western-backed White Helmets “aid” group, while preventing aid from reaching a refugee camp in southern Syria.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has lambasted the policy of double standards certain countries have adopted in the fight against terrorism.
“The relation, which gathers Syria with Iran and Iraq, is strong,” Assad said in the capital Damascus on Monday, the official Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) reported.
The Syrian Foreign Ministry has vehemently lambasted the US administration’s support for terrorist organizations and war crimes in Syria, stressing that the move would fail to undermine Syria’s determination in combating terrorism and the foreign occupation until the last inch of its territory is liberated.
The Syrian Ministry of Defense has denounced as an “act of occupation” the presence of foreign forces in the country without authorization from the government in Damascus, stressing that Syria reserves the right to defend its security and sovereignty against any act of aggression.
Iran's top military commander has warned about efforts by stooges of the global arrogance to fuel insecurity in the Middle East, stressing that the fight against terrorists will continue until their full elimination.
The US plans to keep about 1,000 troops in Syria, despite an earlier announcement by President Donald Trump to completely withdraw them from the Arab country, the Wall Street Journal has reported.
Syria has strongly dismissed a joint statement by the United States, France, and Britain that declares they will not be participating in the war-torn Arab country’s reconstruction as long as it is led by President Bashar al-Assad.