Dr. Fayssal Mikdad, Foreign and Expatriates Minister, met in New York with the United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, and expressed his satisfaction with the priorities that the latter set in his opening speech before the General Assembly, especially achieving just peace in the world, bridging the gap between the rich and poor countries, the equitable distribution of anti-Covid 19 vaccines, and confronting climate change.
On friday, Foreign and Expatriates Minister Faysal Mikdad met Abdullah Shahid and congratulated him on his election as the President of United Nations General Assembly.
Foreign and Expatriates Minister Faysal Mikdad met UN Special Envoy for Syria, Geir Pedersen who briefed him on the efforts exerted in the context of facilitating the convening of the 6th round of the Committee for Discussing the Constitution, referring to the meetings and communications he has conducted recently in this regard.
For his part, Mikdad stressed that the committee has to work under Syrian leadership and ownership , and pave the way for its members to discuss issues related to the committee’s work without any foreign interference.
Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Faysal Mikdad, participated in the First Ministerial meeting of “the Group of Friends in Defense of the Charter of the United Nations” held on Thursday in the presence of Foreign Ministers of 18 countries.
Minister Mikdad referred to the challenges that encounter a number of member states, among them Syria, on top, the danger of terrorism which is backed some UN member states and the coercive unilateral measures in addition to attempts of intervention in domestic affairs in a flagrant violation of UN charter and international law.
On wednesday, Martin Griffiths, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, visited the Permanent Mission of the Syrian Arab Republic to the United Nations, and discussed with Foreign and Expatriates Minister Dr.
UN General Assembly held on Wednesday a high-level meeting to celebrate the 20th anniversary of adopting the declaration and work plan of Durban on racial discrimination .
Deputy Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Bashar al-Jaafari said that Syria’s delegation welcomes convening this international conference which is considered as a remarkable event in the struggle to improve the lives of millions of people who are victims of discrimination and extremism all over the world.
With the participation the Syrian Arab Republic delegation, headed by Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Faysal Mikdad, activities of the 76th session of UN General Assembly started today.
Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres, said in a speech before member states that there are six major divisions which require from the international community to bridge them, on top, the achievement of peace especially in light of conflicts the world has been recently witnessing, in addition to the climate change.
** We reaffirm that the embassies of the Syrian Arab Republic in Cuba, Brazil and Argentina are concerned with following up consular affairs of Syrian citizens residing in the United States and Canada.
Syrian embassies in Cuba, Brazil and Argentina have been assigned to follow up and complete the consular matters of Syrian citizens residing in the United States and Canada...