Faisal Al-Miqdad said that ending the occupation of the Golan Heights is a “top priority” for Damascus
Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal al-Miqdad said on Sunday that Damascus is fully prepared to defend its territory in any potential military conflict with Israel as the regional crisis continues.
Al-Miqdad was speaking during a meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian in Damascus, where they discussed joint support for the Palestinians during the war that Israel is waging with Hamas in Gaza.
Al-Miqdad said that Syria “He was resisting.” Israel since 1948, when the first all-out war broke out between several Arab countries and the newly created Jewish state.
He added: “Syria has fought wars against the Israeli occupation, and it is ready to fight wars, but it will decide when and how.” The Foreign Minister stressed, noting the importance of the Golan Heights – a part of southwestern Syria that has been controlled by Israel since 1967.
Ending the Israeli occupation of the Golan Heights “Our top priority” Maqdid insisted, adding that He added, “Syria is ready to pay the price for all these liberation operations.”
The chief Syrian diplomat confirmed that the presence of American and Turkish forces in the country is also “illegal” And it must end.
Amir Abdullahian went on to condemn him “The illegal presence of foreign forces in Syria” The United States and Israel were accused of committing it “Genocide” Against the Palestinians.
The United States launched air strikes in Syria this month in response to missile and drone attacks on American bases in the region.
The Pentagon said it was targeting armed groups linked to Iran that were behind the January 28 bombing at a settlement outpost in Jordan known as Burj 22, where three American soldiers were killed. Syria condemned the strikes on its territory “illegal” Under international law.
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