Canadian political analyst to ST: U.S. to continue to use White Helmets as long as general domestic population accept war lies

U.S. policymakers will go ahead with using not only the White Helmets but also the false flag chemical weapons events in Syria for as long as broad-based domestic populations accept the war lies and the engineered deceptions, the Canadian political analyst and Research Associate at Global Research Mark Taliano told the Syriatimes e-newspaper.

The analyst asserted that U.S. policymakers support al Qaeda in Syria, and the White Helmets are al Qaeda auxiliaries, so it makes sense that the U.S. which seeks global control, would continue to support them.

But he pointed out that the US aspirations are being frustrated on Syrian soil.

Slovak politician to ST: Situation in Syria is completely different to what MSM portray


The Slovak politician Marian Kotleba has affirmed that the situation in Syria is completely different to what the Slovak and European mainstream media outlets try to portray. He has also regretted the subjection of the vast majority of his country’s politicians to the US and Israeli masters.

In an interview with the Syriatimes e-newspaper, the leader of the People’s Party Our Slovakia (Ľudová strana Naše Slovensko), who visited Syria in June for the first time, said that he has been amazed at how positive life in contemporary Syria is.

“Before our departure to Syria, we did not know what was waiting for us there. We were worried as information available in Slovakia and in Europe say that Syria is at war. Even the Ministry of Slovak Republic has issued ‘do not travel’ warning for Slovak citizens to Syria in anyway. But we overcame all these concerns and we came to Syria. After arriving from Beirut to Damascus, we have been really surprised at how positive life in contemporary Syria is and how Muslims and Christians are living together, “said Kotleba, who came to Syria with a European delegation composed of politicians from Belgium, Slovakia and Croatia.  

MP. Nora Arissian to ST: US must be held to account for its war crimes in Syria

The United States should not be within the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) and it should be held to account for its crimes in Syria, the Syrian Member of Parliament Dr. Nora Arissian told the Syriatimes e-newspaper Thursday.

The MP made it clear that the main reason for the US withdrawal from the UNHRC,  is Washington’s loyalty to Israel and its interests.

“The US Administration could not take UNHRC criticism of Israel’s savage practices against unarmed civilians and its violation of human rights. Therefore, it withdrew from the council,” Dr. Arissian said, adding that when the United States fails to have hegemony over any organization in the United Nations, it withdraws from it.

 She referred to the US withdrawal from the UNESCO and the Paris Climate Agreement.

“I think, the US withdrawal from the UNHRC won’t have big effect on the work of the council whose mission has been limited to certain issues and not to actually protect human rights. the parliamentarian said.

UN organizations’ decline

She asserted that the continuity of war crimes being perpetrated by the US-led Coalition against humanity and Syrian people prove the decline of UN organizations in applying international law and UN Charter’s principles.

“In fact, the United States should not be within the UNHRC and it should be held to account for its crimes in Syria,” Dr. Arissian affirmed, pointing out that the Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates has repeatedly called on the UN to shoulder its responsibility towards protecting international security and peace.

The MP concluded by saying: “ The US withdrawal from UNHRC is indicative of Washington’s weakness and its rejection of multilateralism…This is Trump’s policy…The US policy contradicts international law.”

Interviewed by: Basma Qaddour


MEP Udo Voigt to ST: Don’t believe the US propaganda

The German Member of the European Parliament Udo Voigt has said that he has seen with his own eyes how sanctions being imposed on Syria have disastrous effects on Syrian people, vowing to argue and vote against the sanctions in the EU parliament.

In an interview with the Syriatimes e-newspaper, the EU parliament’s member made it clear that the sanctions imposed on Syria have disastrous effects on Syrian people, especially children, poor and elderly persons.

“I saw during my recent visit to Syria that the hospitals need important spare parts for medical equipment. Actually, I hate those people who know about it and still impose more sanctions on Syria. I will demand the suspension of these sanctions” Voigt said, pointing out that more sanctions mean that more of Syrian persons will die.

German MP: Sanctions against Syria are war by other means


Dr. Christian Blex , the German MP from the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD),  who visited Syria last March, has underscored that the United States and the European Union have been using  the most complex and far-reaching penalties against Syria, which is but a war against Syrians.

He submitted on Thursday an application to the AFD federal as to officially reject the sanction being imposed against Syria and he succeeded in winning many supporters.

“Since 2011, the US and EU have been "supporting"  Syria with boycotts which, according to a report by the UN Economic and Social Committee for West Asia in 2016, have been among the most complex and far-reaching penalties, which have ever been imposed,” Dr. Blex said, indicating that the same report asserted that sanctions would punish normal Syrians and make the work of aid agencies almost impossible.

The German MP affirmed that sanctions have disastrous effect on civilians, citing medicines and medical equipment.

“The representative of the Syrian Red Crescent informed me- during AFD politicians’ visit to Syria in March 2018, about the catastrophic effects of the unjustified imposed sanctions on  health sector!. A shame that, above all, those who preach in Germany have been supporting these measures against ordinary people in Syria for years. Sanctions are war by other means. Germany should have nothing to do with it,” he added. 

Dr. Blex went on to say: “The EU has extended its sanctions on Syria for another year and diplomacy is still on ice.” He asserted that sanctions are a migration engine and thus indirectly an attack on Germany’s welfare state and its internal security.

“Our economy could benefit from the resumption of diplomatic relations. Syria will be rebuilt whether this fits the west or not. If we do not participate in this, the others will do,” the German MP concluded.

Basma Qaddour