Damascus, SANA- Ali Asghar Khaji, Senior Assistant to the Iranian Foreign Minister, stressed the necessity of the international community’s hard work to help in returning Syrian refugees to their homeland through providing the assistance and cooperation in the reconstruction process , adding that this process must be a priority to the International Community far from any politicization and without obstructing it.
In a speech during the International Conference on the Return of Syrian Refugees at the Conferences’ Palace in Damascus , Khaji clarified that the flow of terrorists, backed by some states hostile to Syria has led to blood shed ,destruction and displacing millions of Syrians ,by force, to other countries as they live terribly miserable circumstances in the camps.
He added that after liberating the Syrian territories from terrorism, the conditions have become prepared to the return and the international community has to effectively contribute in a real way.
He said that the terrorist groups, supported by the US forces in al-Tanf region, have prevented the refugees in al-Rukban Camp from returning to their villages and towns.
Khaji called upon the International Community to secure the appropriate circumstances for the refugees’ return through offering humanitarian assistance and cooperation in the reconstruction process along with improving the infrastructure, referring that some states obstructed holding this international conference for political reasons instead of the effective participation in it.
He clarified that due to the importance of the reconstruction process and its direct impact on returning the refugees, Iran suggests establishing an International Fund for the reconstruction process, underlining again Iran’s firm stance regarding the necessity of finding a political solution to the crisis in Syria, in addition to supporting its people in the war on terrorism till eliminating it.
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