Syria and the World

June, 2014

  • 24 June

    Information Minister: What is happening in Iraq threatens entire region

    Damascus, SANA.Minister of Information, Omran al-Zoubi, stressed that the tragic events taking place in Iraq threaten to implode the entire Middle East and undermine security in Europe and beyond. In ...

  • 23 June

    OPCW announces removal of last portion of chemical weapon arsenal from Syria

    The Hague, SANA _ The last of consignment Syria’s chemical weapons have been shipped from the country and are en route for destruction at sea, the world’s chemical weapons watchdog ...

  • 23 June

    President al-Assad receives congratulatory cable from South African President Zuma

    Damascus, SANA, President Bashar al-Assad received Monday a cable from President of South Africa Jacob Zuma congratulating him on winning the presidential elections. In the cable, Zuma voiced hope that ...

  • 23 June

    Foreign Ministry’s committee on implementing CWC: Last shipment of chemical materials transported outside Syria

    Damascus, SANA – An official source at the Syrian National Committee for Implementing the Chemical Weapons Convention at the Foreign and Expatriates Ministry announced that on Monday June 23, 2014, ...

  • 22 June

    Foreign Ministry: Escalated terrorism in Syria and Iraq puts at stake credibility of int’l counterterrorism efforts

    Damascus, (SANA) Foreign and Expatriates Ministry addressed two identical letters to the UN Secretary General and Chairman of the UN Security Council about the horrific terrorist attacks which recently targeted areas ...

  • 22 June

    US Senator Richard Black: Americans now believe in the need to change US policy towards Syria

    Virginia, SANA. US Senator Richard Black said that the Syrian people achieved a resounding victory on June 3rd when they participated in great numbers in the presidential elections, proving to ...

  • 21 June

    Syrian, Iraqi expatriates and Belgians protest terrorism and Al Saud’s support for it

    Brussels, SANA. Hundreds of Syrian and Iraqi expatriates and Belgian citizens organized a protest outside the Saudi embassy in Brussels, denouncing Saudi’s support for terrorist organizations and its work to ...

  • 21 June

    Russian and Saudi FMs discuss Syria and Iraq

    Jeddah, (SANA) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov discussed Friday with his Saudi counterpart Saud al-Faisal the crisis in Syria and the situation in Iraq among other regional issues. Russia Today ...

  • 21 June

    Guyana President and other figures congratulate President al-Assad on election win

    Damascus, (SANA) President Bashar al-Assad received Saturday several cables from Guyana President and a number of Arab and international figures and bodies congratulating him on his win of June 3 ...

  • 20 June

    Churkin: Russia doesn’t support imposing embargo on supplying weapons to Syria

    New York, SANA. Russia’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin said that Russia doesn’t support the idea of imposing an embargo on supplying weapons to Syria because it ...