Syria on Sunday condemned a deal signed recently between the Kurdish-led militants and a US oil company to modernize the oil industry in areas controlled by the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces in northeastern Syria.
President Hassan Rouhani denounced the US harassment of an Iranian civilian flight over Syria as an act of “aerial terrorism,” calling on the UN Security Council, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and regional states to break their silence on Washington’s “dangerous mischiefs.”
Iran’s Judiciary condemnedas “inhumane” the American warplanes’ fly-by of an Iranian civilian airliner over Syria on Thursday, urging the Foreign Ministry to follow up on the “vicious” move through legal and diplomatic channels.
Syrian Ambassador in Tehran Adnan Hassan Mahmoud reacted to the illegal interception of an Iranian airliner by US fighters on July 23 describing it as an act of aggression made “in line with US actions in support of terrorism.”
Iran’s government spokesman Ali Rabiei said that a military cooperation agreement recently signed between Iran and Syria demonstrates that the two countries are at the same front in the fight against terrorism.
The Iranian ambassador to the Netherlands described a recent Western-backed motion against Syria in the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) as “unacceptable, unbalanced, and politically-motivated”.