Al-Jaafari: Syria supports any sincere effort to combat terrorism if it preserves lives of civilians and respects its sovereignty and int’l pacts

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New York, SANA – Syria’s Permanent Representative to the UN Bashar al-Jaafari stressed that Syria supports any sincere international or regional effort for combating terrorism, adding that any such effort should be based on the resolutions of the international legitimacy.

In an interview with Russia Today TV channel, al-Jaafari affirmed that the Syrian government must be partner in any counterterrorism effort as well as the Iraqi government, Russia and China, “otherwise, what does it mean to be an international alliance?”

He called for benefiting from Russia’s experience in combating terrorism since it was once a victim of terrorism, noting that Russia’s reading of the situation since the beginning of the crisis in Syria has been “correct and deep” and based on experience as Russia recognized that there is terrorism in Syria and that the terrorist organizations must not be presented as “peaceful opposition” or “national opposition”.

“There is complete coordination…

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