New York – Syria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Dr. Bashar al-Jaafari reaffirmed Syria’s support to the international orientation towards building an international community free of the use or threats of force, reiterating Syria’s readiness to participate in any sincere effort that seeks the achievement of these goals.
Al-Jaafari was addressing the First Committee on Disarmament and International Security in New York.
He said that Syria supports a world underpinned by the UN Charter’s goals and principles that are based on justice, equality and peace among nations.
Al-Jaafari blamed the terrorist acts in Syria on “well-known” Arab, regional, and world states which are providing support to terrorist organizations.
“Syria condemns in the strongest terms the use of chemical weapons and weapons of mass destruction, and considers it an abhorrent crime and an impermissible, reprehensible and unethical act,” he added.
He underlined Syria’s commitment to the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC)…
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