Julian Brazier, British Under-Secretary of State for Defense Personnel, Welfare and Veterans, said that the Assad regime must stop using chemical weapons that it continues to use against Syrians. He stresses that the Assad regime still has chemical weapons although in 2013 it agreed to get rid of its stockpiles of chemical weapons. Last year, UN teams announced they completed the destruction of Syria’s declared chemical weapons cache. Human Rights…
The United Nations called on the Assad regime to stop the use of barrel bombs in its continuing four-year war on the Syrian people, attributing the high number of civilian casualties to the use of these barrel bombs.Farhan Haq, deputy spokesman for the UN Secretary-General, said that "all evidence suggests that the indiscriminate use of barrel bombs has caused the majority of civilian casualties in Syria, quoting the UN special…
Tuesday, 02 June 2015 18:10

US Condemns Aleppo Barrel Bombing

On Monday, the US denounced the Syrian government for deadly barrel bomb attacks against civilians in Aleppo during the weekend. “We strongly condemn the regime’s latest deplorable use of barrel bombs in and around Aleppo,” said State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf."We strongly condemn the (Syrian) regime's latest deplorable use of barrel bombs in and around Aleppo in which at least 70 civilians were killed," State Department Spokesperson Marie Harf told…
Following reports of the successful elimination of 200 tonnes of Syrian chemical stockpiles, Britain’s Foreign and Commonwealth Minister Tobias Ellwood said that “we must not lose sight of the fact that industrial chemicals such as chlorine are still being used as weapons in Syria: in breach of the Chemical Weapons Convention and U.N. Security Council Resolutions. This needs to end now."“Those responsible for their use must be held accountable and…
Friday, 29 May 2015 20:49

UAE: Assad is the Cause of Terrorism

UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan said that confining and eliminating terrorism cannot be achieved without addressing the causes of its spread in society, noting that terrorism emerged as a result of the exclusionary policies of the Assad and Iraqi regimes and the lack of equality between citizens of the two countries.Al Nahyan added that the failure to address the causes of terrorism will lead to re-spawning of…
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