Golan Heights and South/West Syria
23 August 2023

Iran’s UN envoy told the Security Council that “Syria’s sovereignty and territorial integrity persistently endure grave violations, stemming from both the occupation of certain areas by illegal foreign forces and aggressions by the Israeli regime and terrorist groups”. He went on to call “for the complete withdrawal of all illegal foreign military forces from Syrian territory”, and maintained that “there is no other alternative to pursuing a Syrian-led and Syrian-owned settlement with UN assistance”.

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