May 8, 2013
The Coordination Office of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) strongly condemned the Israeli aggression on Syrian sites.
In a statement, the Office said that “the Non-Aligned Movement Coordination Office condemns in the strongest terms the Israeli aggression against Syria.”
The Office, which includes 120 countries who are UN members, described the Israeli act as a dangerous violation of the international law and the principles of the UN Charter as it violated the sovereignty of Syria.
It called on the UN Security Council to shoulder its responsibilities through clear condemnation of this aggression and adopting the needed measures to prevent its repetition.
The Office also called for holding Israel responsible for this aggression and its repercussions to avoid the deterioration of the situation in the region, which would lead to a large-scale regional war that threatens the regional and international peace and security.
South Africa Condemns the dangerous act
Meanwhile, South Africa condemned the Israeli aggression on sites in Syria, affirming that this aggression is a dangerous violation of the international law and Syria sovereignty.
In a statement on Wednesday, the government of South Africa said “We condemn these attacks which violate the international law and Syria sovereignty and territorial integrity,” considering this aggression as a dangerous escalation of the crisis in Syria.
The statement called on countries of the region to stop any military act or foreign intervention in Syria, saying that any military action in Syria will have destructive repercussions on the whole region.
Ecuador Expresses Rejection of Israeli Aggression
Ecuador said it is deeply concerned over the Israeli aggression on Syria, expressing utter rejection of it.
Ecuadorian Ministry of External Affairs, Trade and Integration said in a statement on Wednesday that its stance is based on the principle that dialogue is the sole way to realize stability and peace, affirming that hostile actions cannot establish peace.
The ministry said that Ecuador rejects Israel’s unilateral actions and violations of human rights.
Russian Communist Party Condemns Israeli Aggression on Syria
Russian Communist Party condemned the Israeli aggression on Syria’s sites, considering the attack as “a flagrant aggression against a sovereign state.”
In a statement, the Head of the party, Gennady Zyuganov said that these aggressions became possible because Israel has violated the international law for decades without any punishment, adding that these acts increase the tension in the Middle East and obstruct achieving peace in the region.
Zyuganov pointed out that these acts did not occur as a coincidence, but they occurred by instructions from the US which is trying to dominate the world, noting that these raids expose the cooperation between Israeli army and the armed terrorist groups in Syria.