Xinhua News Agency, Damascus, August 30 (Reporter Wang Jian) Syrian Foreign Minister Mekdad and Iranian Foreign Minister Abdullahiyan stated in the Syrian capital Damascus on August 30 that the US military presence in the border areas of Syria and Iraq violates international law. Rules, calling on the United States to stop its military intervention in the region.
Abdullahian visited Syria that day and held talks with Mekdad. After the meeting, the two sides held a joint press conference.
Mekdad said that the US military presence in the Tanf area in southeastern Syria is to exert influence on the Syrian-Iraqi border and the border area between Syria and Jordan, and hinder exchanges between relevant countries.
Abdullahiyan said at the press conference that the US actions are inconsistent with the human rights claims promoted by the United States and the West.
In December 2022, the Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs sent a letter to the Secretary-General of the United Nations and the chairman of the United Nations Security Council stating that the US military and the armed forces it supports have caused direct losses of US$25.9 billion to Syria. Through its continued military presence in northeastern Syria and the Tanf region in southeastern Syria, the United States continues its “aggressive actions” and “serious violations” of the principles of international law and the “United Nations Charter”. The US military and its armed forces continue to systematically plunder Oil, wheat and other essential resources for the Syrian people and national wealth.
Source : baijiahao.baidu.com