Dr. Ayman Sosan, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants, affirmed that, in implementation of the government's decisions to facilitate the return of Syrian citizens who were cut off from abroad as a result of the anti-Corona virus measures and the difficulties in their return due to these measures, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is working hard to coordinate and facilitate the return of citizens who wish via several flights to Syria to fly.
Susan said in a statement to SANA .. that based on what we have received from the embassies, several trips were organized for Syria to fly to the various places where the Syrians are, where several trips arrived and it is expected that two trips will come to Damascus today, one from the Sultanate of Oman and the second from Sudan and tomorrow, Sunday, there Plane from Russia and Tuesday There are two planes from Sharjah Airport in the United Arab Emirates, indicating that there are other flights for the return of Syrian citizens stranded abroad during the coming days from Baghdad, Erbil and Kuwait, and that the Ministry will do everything that would facilitate the return of Syrians wishing to return.
Regarding the Syrian citizens who are stuck in Europe, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants said that the European Union, which, through the sanctions, refused to provide medicine and medical equipment necessary for Syria to face the Corona epidemic, is definitely moving in the same direction with regard to returning Syrian citizens, stressing that the Ministry is doing everything in its power to enable these citizens who wish To return from returning to Syria.
The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants added, "We are keen to assist the citizens who are outside Syria trapped by the measures taken to address the virus and upon their arrival they will be given the necessary health tests and then transferred to the quarantine centers in the province of their choice," stressing that despite the conditions of the terrorist war on Syria and the imposed unjust coercive measures except The Syrian state takes full responsibility for the costs of quarantine, including food, health and hotel services.
Sousan pointed out that the unilateral coercive economic measures imposed on Syria impede the provision of the necessary capabilities to face this epidemic, stressing that the sanctions in light of this epidemic constitute a crime against humanity because it directly targets the Syrians in their lives.
The Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants added that these unjust coercive measures are unlawful in international law because they are unilateral and affect the lives of people directly and to secure the health and medical supplies necessary to combat this epidemic, noting that despite the high voices in a number of requesting countries By lifting these sanctions on Syria, Iran, Venezuela, and Russia, the West is deaf to these calls, even though it has always boasted of talking about human rights.
Sousan pointed to the success of the measures taken by the government quickly to limit the spread of the virus in Syria, expressing his hope that the infections will remain at the minimum level, indicating the need to prepare for all possibilities.