Foreign and Expatriates Ministry on Sunday addressed two identical letters to the UN Secretary General and Chairman of the UN Security Council on the Israeli aggression on the Syrian soil.
The messages read that Israel has committed a heinous crime against the sovereignty of Syria as Israeli warplanes attacked two safe areas in al-Dimas and near Damascus International Airport in Damascus Countryside, causing material damage in a number of institutions there.
The Ministry stressed that the attack is in the framework of extending help and support to the armed terrorist groups in Syria, especially after the series of achievements made by the Syrian army in Deir Ezzor, Aleppo, Daraa and other areas.
The attack also aims at covering up the internal disputes in Israel through diverting the attention away from the collapse of the Israeli coalition government and the extremism of this government, embodied in its continued occupation of the Arab territories and violation of the international legitimacy and law in addition to UN Security Council’s resolutions, according to the Ministry.
The attack reflects the Israeli explicit involvement in supporting the armed terrorist groups in Syria, on top of which Jabhet al-Nusra, along with well-known regional and western countries.
The messages highlighted that such attacks will never dissuade Syria from countering terrorism with all its forms, types and tools on all the Syrian soil, warning against the repercussions of these attacks on the security and peace in the region and the world.
The Syrian government called for imposing deterring sanctions on Israel, which did not hide its policy in supporting terrorism, calling also for taking all procedures, in accordance with the UN Charter, to prevent Israel from repeating such attacks.
General Command of Army: Israeli aggression unmasks its involvement in supporting terrorists
In turn, the General Command of the Army and Armed Forces said the Israeli enemy targeted two areas, al-Dimas and outskirts of Damascus International Airport, in Damascus Countryside, causing material damage to a number of institutions there.
The Army Command highlighted that such attacks, which aim at providing support to terrorists, will never dissuade the army from countering terrorism with all its forms, types and tools and on all the Syrian soil.