A political solution to the Syrian crisis should necessarily include the withdrawal of all armed forces that are in Syria illegally, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Monday.

“Any political decision in Syria should include the mandatory withdrawal of all armed forces that entered without the permission of the government,” Zarif, who became the first foreign minister to visit Lebanon after the creation of the new government said during a joint press conference with Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil.

In turn, Bassil said that Lebanon advocated a political settlement to the crisis.

“We support the soonest possible political settlement for Syria. The Astana process is important for Lebanon in terms of stability and creation of conditions for the return of refugees,” he added.

 

Source: Sputnik

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A peace settlement in Syria must include the mandatory withdrawal of all armed forces that entered with or without the permission* of the Syrian government and the permanent cessation of all (Turkish and Israeli) armed occupation** and raids into Syria.

* Except those already stationed on places leased by international treaty.
** Prerequisite Peace treaty as package deal needed for the Golan.

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Including IRGC, Hellbollah and Russia?
Wanna bet he won’t practise what he preaches?

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especially those snake pits of humanity

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@Daeshbags-Sux, his text excludes: all armed forces that entered with the permission of the government. Russia has port and airport facilities leased – where it has forces that are not directed against Syria or its immediate neighbors. Iran claims that it has no armed forces inside Syria. Except military advisers and armed militia that are private volunteers who protect the Shia holy places against Sunni Jihadi.

Israel must stop all aggressive incursions of all armed forces. Since Syria formally accepted UNSC res. 338, the cease-fire at the end of the Yom Kippur War (in 1973), which embraced/includes UNSC res 242.

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@Daeshbags-Sux, in case You are still in doubt about UNSC res. 242. It demands: (ii) Termination of all claims or states of belligerency and respect for and acknowledgment of the sovereignty, territorial integrity and political independence of every State in the area and their right to live in peace within secure and recognized boundaries free from threats or acts of force; …”Emphasizing the inadmissibility of the acquisition of territory by war” and continues: “(i) Withdrawal of Israel armed forces from territories occupied in the recent conflict;”