Showing posts with label International Law. Show all posts
Showing posts with label International Law. Show all posts

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Russian President: Attack on Syria 'Act of Aggression' against Sovereign State Fighting Terror

в Сирии американцы выступают на стороне террористов
Russian President Vladimir Putin called the attack against Syria "act of aggression" against the country which is combating terrorism on its soil, adding that Russian servicemen help legitimate government to fight terrorist threat in the country.

Monday, January 15, 2018

US announcement of forming armed militia in north-eastern Syria violates Syria’s sovereignty, int’l law : Syria FM

Foreign Ministry
The Syrian Arab Republic strongly condemned the US announcement of forming an armed militia in the north-eastern Syria as a blatant breach of Syria’s sovereignty and territorial integrity and a flagrant violation of the International law, an official source at the Foreign Ministry said Monday.

Thursday, November 23, 2017

America Law: Moscow brands US presence in Syria as ‘close to occupation’

America Law
Russia has criticized Washington’s disregard for international law following a report that US troops will remain in Syria after the defeat of ISIS in order to prop up local Kurdish forces and put pressure on Damascus.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

UN Report: US-Led Coalition Violated Intl Law in Syria by Failing to Protect Civilians

US-Led Coalition Violated Intl Law in Syria
The UN Syria Commission released a report saying it is “gravely concerned” about the impact of international airstrikes in the war-torn country, adding that US-led forces failed to take proper precautions to protect civilians during an attack in Aleppo.

Monday, July 31, 2017

UK court blocks attempt to prosecute Blair over Iraq

former British Prime Minister Tony Blair
A U.K. court on Monday rejected a former Iraqi general’s bid to bring a private prosecution against former British Prime Minister Tony Blair over the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

US strikes pro-govt forces in Syria, shoots down drone

The US-led coalition has struck Syrian pro-government forces near its training base of At Tanf, and shot down an armed drone outside its deconfliction zone. The previous airstrike close to At Tanf on Tuesday was condemned by Damascus and Moscow.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Lavrov: The US-led coalition’s strike on Syrian army violates international law

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov affirmed on Wednesday that the bombing of one of the positions of the Syrian army on al-Tanf road in the eastern countryside of Homs by the so-called “international coalition” led by the US is a violation of international law.

Friday, May 19, 2017

UN calls for avoiding escalation of Syrian conflict following US airstrike

The United Nations is not in a position to independently confirm reports about the US airstrike on the Syrian pro-government militias, UN Deputy Spokesman Farhan Haq told reporters on Friday.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Accepting Draft Resolution Would Legitimize US Strikes in Syria : Russian Envoy

Voting in favor of the draft resolution on Syria would have meant legitimizing the missile strikes the United States carried out against a Syrian military airfield last week, Russian Deputy Ambassador to the United Nations Vladimir Safronkov said after Wednesday's vote in the UN Security Council.

Lavrov to Tillerson: US Syria Strike ‘Unlawful, Very Disturbing’

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday told visiting US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that Moscow views the US strikes in Syria as a violation of law.

Friday, April 7, 2017

The US missile strike violated not only international but also US laws

The US missile strike violated not only international, but also US laws, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said, adding that the attack “was on the brink of military clashes with Russia.”

Swedish UN envoy concerned over US missile attack on Syria


The Permanent Representative of Sweden to the United Nations Olof Skoog expressed concern over US missile attack on Syrian airfield comparing it with the American and UK governments excuses and lies about weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) in Iraq.

Syrian Army Command: US missile attack violates int’l laws, makes the US a partner of terrorist organizations

Syrian General Command of the Army and the Armed Forces announced that the US attacked an air base in Syria’s Central Region with a number of missiles.

Putin calls US strikes against Syria 'aggression against sovereign country'

Russian President Vladimir Putin believes the US attack against Syria’s facilities is an aggression against a sovereign country, Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Friday.

US attack on Syria violates international law: Putin

President Putin “regards the strikes as aggression against a sovereign nation,” his spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, noting that the president believes the strikes were carried out “in violation of international law, and also under an invented pretext.”

Thursday, December 8, 2016

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