Iran and Russia condemn Israeli aggression on Syria

Tehran/Moscow, SANA – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham denounced the Israeli aggression which targeted two areas in Damascus Countryside on Sunday afternoon, saying that the aggression proves Israel’s complicity with the terrorists who seek to destroy Syria and murder innocent people.

In a statement on Monday, Afkham saying that Israel seeks to exploit the crisis in Syria, but this will backfire on it, calling upon the UN to assume its responsibilities and put a stop to Israeli aggressions.

In a similar statement, Official Spokesman of the Russian Foreign Ministry Alexander Lukashevich denounced the Israeli attack, saying that Moscow is deeply concerned over this serious development which requires qualification, stressing that the use of force in relations among states is unacceptable and merits denouncement.

Lukashevich stressed that there mustn’t be any further threats that may undermine the tense situation in Syria and in the Middle East in General.

The Israeli aggression had targeted two areas in Damascus Countryside in al-Dimas and Damascus International Airport, which is a civilian airport, causing material damage to some facilities.

Hazem Sabbagh

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