Syria slams US' 'persistent' support for Israel occupation 

The Syrian Foreign Ministry yesterday rejected US Secretary of State Antony Blinken's remarks about the Israeli occupied Syrian Golan Heights and described them as an extension of Washington's support for Israel's ongoing occupation and aggression. On Monday, Blinken said that "as a practical matter, Israel has control of the Golan Heights, irrespective of its legal status, and that will have to remain unless and until things get to a point where Syria and everything operating out from Syria no longer poses a threat to Israel, and we are not anywhere near that." Responding to Blinken's remarks, a source in the Syrian Foreign Ministry said: "The Syrian Arab Republic absolutely rejects the statements of the US Secretary of State regarding the […]

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