6 Apr 2018 13:27

Syria to never put up with Golan Heights' occupation - ambassador to UN

BAKU. April 6 (Interfax) - Damascus will never accept with Israel's occupation of the Golan Heights, Syrian Ambassador to the United Nations Bashar al-Jaafari said at the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM)'s Mid-Term Ministerial Conference in Baku on Friday.

"We will never accept the occupation of the Golan Heights," al-Jaafari said.

Israel has not been punished for occupying the lands of neighboring countries, al-Jaafari said. "Israel has occupied Syria's Golan Heights, Palestine, and some Lebanese territories. Crimes are still being committed against the civilian population, and various kinds of terrorist cells are receiving support. As for the Palestinians, Syria supports their right to self-determination," he said.