Racist, Lawbreaking, Warmongering Group Rule in White House: Rouhani

TEHRAN–  President Hassan Rouhani of Iran has stressed that the US President Donald Trump's declaration on occupied Syrian Golan is a flagrant violation of international law, lashing out at  US administration's warmongering policies towards Iran and many other countries.

According to the official website of Iranian presidency, Hassan Rouhani made the remarks on a visit to flood-hit areas in southwestern Khuzestan Province and at the coordination meeting of Disaster Management Taskforce of the province on Friday.

"The United States is violating international rules and regulations on a daily basis,” he continued, adding “a racist, lawbreaking, and warmongering group has obtained position in the White House,” according to Mehr news agency.

French, Belgian Intel Officers Plan Chemical ‘Provocation’ in Idlib - Moscow

MOSCOW - Belgian and French intelligence officers have arrived in Syria’s Idlib to stage provocations with the use of chemical substances, the head of the Russian Defense Ministry’s Center for Syrian Reconciliation said on Friday, according to Sputnik.

"To organize provocations, representatives of the French and Belgian secret services arrived in Idlib. Under their supervision, a meeting was held with the field commanders of the terrorist groups of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham and Hurras Al-Din, as well as with the representatives of the pseudo-humanitarian organization ‘White helmets’", Maj. Gen. Viktor Kupchishin said at a news briefing, Sputnik reported.

At the meeting, the attendees discussed organization of staged film shoots, which would falsely depict Russia and Syria using chemical agents against civilians, according to the center.

"For participation in filming of scenes depicting the effects of the use of poisonous substances, payments were set at $100 per person. At the same time, it is possible that organizers used real toxic substances in order to achieve ‘authenticity’ of photo and video materials", Kupchishin underlined, adding that refugees and families held by the terrorist groups could have been forced to take part in the staged shoots.

Trump’s Belief that Occupied Syrian Golan Belongs to Israel Is 'Delusion': American Scholar

US President Donald Trump’s belief that the occupied Syrian Golan belongs to Israel is a “delusion” and underscores the US leader’s mental instability, an American scholar and political commentator says, according to Press TV.

Trump signed a proclamation on Monday recognizing Israeli “sovereignty” over the Syrian territory of Golan, triggering a global outcry.

Trump signed the decree at the start of a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House.

“Trump’s belief that the Golan belongs to Israel is very much a delusion, sort of like [Venezulan opposition leader] Juan Guaido’s belief that he is the president of Venezula,” said Kevin Barrett, an author, journalist and radio host in Madison, Wisconsin.

 “Trump seems to think that he can just sign a proclamation and change reality,” Barrett told Press TV during a phone interview on Thursday.

Bolivia Rejects Trump's Declaration on Occupied Syrian Golan

LA BAZ, (ST)- Bolivia has condemned US President Donald Trump's Declaration which has recognized "Israel's sovereignty" over occupied Syrian Golan and lashed out at the American attempts to give legitimacy to Israel's violations of the International Law.

"La Baz rejects the stance adopted by the United States on the occupied Syrian Golan, stressing that it contradicts the UN Charter and the decisions of the UN General Assembly as well as the principles of International Law," the Bolivian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Thursday,

Resolution No.2254 Affirms Illegitimacy of Occupying Any Part of Syria: Zakharova

MOSCOW-Russian Foreign Ministry announced on Thursday that UN Security Council resolution No. 2254 affirms respect for Syria’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.

 “Resolution No.2254 frankly stipulates the necessity for respecting Syria’s sovereignty and territorial integrity and this indicates illegitimacy of occupying any part of its territories, starting from Golan and reaching to the utmost point in the East of the Euphrates,” Maria Zakharova, the spokesperson of Russian Foreign Ministry said at her weekly press conference, according to SANA.

Militants Preparing Staged Chemical Attacks in Idlib: Nebenzya

Russia's Permanent Representative to the UN Vasily Nebenzya said Wednesday that militants and the White Helmets were preparing new staged chemical attacks in Syria's Idlib, according to Sputnik.

Idlib is one of the last Syrian areas where militants, including the Jabhat Nusra terrorists, are still active. Moreover, a lot of militants have been brought there from other regions under deals with the authorities.

"The terrorist group the Hayat Tahrir al-Sham [Jabhat al-Nusra] now controls basically 90 percent of the province, and the terrorists continue their provocative raids against the government force," Nebenzia said during a Security Council session on Wednesday. "We are seriously concerned by the new information stating that the Hayat Tahrir al-Sham fighters with the support of the infamous White Helmets are preparing new staged events with the use of toxic elements."

UN Stance on Occupied Syrian Golan Based on Security Council Resolutions: UN Under-Secretary-General

NEW YORK- The United Nations stressed on Wednesday that its stance regarding the occupied Syrian Golan is based on resolutions of UN Security council and General Assembly.

According to SANA, UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo said at a UN Security council session that the UN will continue its work based on full respect for Syria’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.

Trump Faces More Condemnations Over Golan Move

Rouhani: US Decision Unprecedented in the Current Century

CAPITALS-Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has censured US President Donald Trump for recognizing the Israeli regime's "sovereignty" over the occupied Golan Heights, saying the unilateral move was against international law.

"No one could imagine that a man in the United States would unilaterally grant a piece of land belonging to a certain nation to a usurper in violation of international law," Rouhani said in a meeting with a number of Iranian cabinet ministers and executive officials in Tehran on Tuesday, Press TV reported.

He added that some "colonial powers" in the past carried out similar moves and donated a part of a country to another, "but such an action is unprecedented in the current century."

Breaking with decades of international consensus, Trump on Monday formally recognized Israeli "sovereignty" over the occupied Syrian Golan.