Foreign Ministry: Israeli aggression systematised, requires international intervention

Damascus, SANA- Foreign and Expatriates Ministry condemned the Israeli missile aggression committed Saturday that targeted some points in the central region in Syria.

Foreign and Expatriates Minister Fayssal Mikdad sent Sunday a message of protest to the United Nations Secretary General, António Guterres for the recent Israeli aggression that Syria reserves the right to respond by appropriate means recognized by international law and the Charter of the United Nations, and the continued Israeli attacks against Syria reaches the level of systematic attacks, which requires immediate action by the General Secretariat and the Security Council in order to protect and preserve the Agreement on Disengagement of 1974 signed under the auspices of the United Nations.

Mikdad explained that the Syrian government’s position is based on rejection of aggression and actions that endanger peace and security in the Middle East

Mikdad added that Syria has always warned about the consequences of the continuous Israeli aggression on international peace and security and considers that they constitute a violation of the principles of international law.

He indicated that the failure to condemn these repeated attacks encourages the Israel to persist, continue and expand its aggression against the Syrian territory, and tests the credibility of the United Nations and the effectiveness of its competent bodies and agencies.

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