The director of the Institute of Earthquake Forecasting Theories and Geophysical Mathematics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Academician Peter Shabalin, confirmed that the unjust economic sanctions imposed on Syria increase the difficulty of rescue operations and increase the number of victims as a result of the earthquake that hit it yesterday.
Shabalin said in an interview with SANA correspondent in Moscow: These unjust sanctions imposed by America on the Syrian people make the number of victims very large, indicating that the Syrians are a brave people who are certainly able to get out of this ordeal.
Shabalin pointed out that specialists from the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations have arrived in Syria to provide whatever assistance they can to those affected by the earthquake, noting that the Russian military in Syria is assisting in the recovery of citizens from under the rubble.
In a similar interview, the chief researcher at the Institute of Earthquake Prediction Theories of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Alexander Gorshkov, stressed the brutality of Western economic sanctions in
Such circumstances, calling for the need to lift all restrictions that increase the difficulties of life in conditions of natural disasters, and to provide urgent assistance to the affected areas and to the affected citizens.
Gorshkov also expressed his condolences to all the Syrian people for this tragedy and his support for strengthening efforts to get rid of its effects, pointing to the importance of speeding up the removal of rubble to save the stranded, pointing out that the Russian leadership hastened to send specialists from the Ministry of Emergency Situations to Syria to help remove the rubble.
For her part, the Syrian expatriate in the Russian Federation, Hayat Youssef Dahdouh, expressed her condolences to the Syrian people at home, calling on the world to lift the unjust economic blockade imposed on Syria, as it constitutes an unforgivable human crime.
For his part, the Syrian expatriate, Ramiz Alloush, expressed his condolences to his family in Syria and his readiness and all expatriates with all their capabilities to provide aid to be a support for the people of the homeland, Syria.
In her turn, the doctor and journalist, Wafaa Al-Farra, offered her warm condolences to her people in Syria due to the painful affliction, and expressed her denunciation of the Western positions that extended bridges of aid to Turkey, forgetting about Syria, whose affliction is no less than that of other peoples, knowing that it has been suffering for 12 years from the scourge of wars waged On it, considering that these political positions are inhumane.
It called on international organizations to work to lift Western and NATO sanctions on Syria, because the Syrian people are in dire need of your help in these circumstances.