Bashar al-Jaafari: “There is no ‘moderate armed opposition’ in Syria”
Syria’s Permanent Representative to the UN Bashar al-Jaafari refuted beyond doubt the Western claims of the existence of a so-called “moderate armed opposition” in the Syrian territory.
This “series of misleading and falsification can no longer continue,” he told a Security Council session on “The Situation in the Middle East” on Thursday.
He stressed that the Western and other countries’ attempts to justify supporting terrorism in Syria using the excuse of “moderate armed opposition” have been exposed and are now clear to everyone.
“Where is that moderate armed opposition…Is it in Raqqa or Deir Ezzor? Is it in Palmyra or Idleb or Jisr al-Shughour or Qalamoun?”al-Jaafari wondered, referring to areas where the terrorist organizations of Jabhat al-Nusra and the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) are in control.
He categorically rejected the attempts of “laundering” the image of…
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