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Miqdad said that the US sanctions are suffocating the Syrian people.

Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal al-Miqdad said that US sanctions and coercive measures are suffocating the Syrian people

Miqdad said that the US sanctions are suffocating the Syrian people.

Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal al-Miqdad said that US sanctions and coercive measures are suffocating the Syrian people, calling on the countries of the world to increase their aid to Syria.

Al-Miqdad added in a press statement that during his participation in the meetings of the UN General Assembly that he will meet with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov with the aim of discussing the 2 countries’ relations, which he described as excellent, and coordinating between them with the UN.

Al-Miqdad will also meet according to his speech with the Secretary General of the UN “Antonio Guterres” and said that during the meeting, he will request that the UN play its role by preserving its charter and basic principles, and he will express to him Damascus’s endeavor to establish the best relations with the world organization.

He blamed Al-Miqdad for the escalation in Idlib on the Turkish military presence and Ankara’s support for the armed organizations, indicating that Damascus considers Turkey’s presence in Syria an act of occupation, and demands the immediate withdrawal of Turkish forces from Syrian territory, stressing the need to support the international community Syrian efforts to liberate the occupied lands north of the country.

While heading the Syrian delegation to the General Assembly meetings, “Al-Miqdad” held a series of meetings with a number of foreign ministers of the world, and discussed with them their country’s relations with Syria, where he met today with the Vietnamese Foreign Minister “Boy Thanh Son” and the Cypriot Foreign Minister “Nicos Christodoulides”, as he discussed with them the joint cooperation and bilateral relations with Syria.

It’s noteworthy that Minister Miqdad is scheduled to deliver Syria’s speech before the UN General Assembly on the 27th of this month.

Miqdad said that the US sanctions are suffocating the Syrian people.

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