Faisal al-Mekdad made this remark during a phone call with his Iranian counterpart Hossein Amirabdollahian on Monday.
“Syria declares that such arbitrary and unacceptable decisions reflect a method repeatedly applied by Western nations against independent states to carry out their destructive programs. in developing countries,” SANA quoted Mekdad as saying.
The conversation comes less than a week after the HRC convened a meeting at the request of Germany and Iceland in Geneva to discuss allegations of human rights abuses in Iran during its handling of water riots. in addition to recent support in this country.
The intergovernmental body voted to create an independent international fact-finding mission to investigate allegations of abuse.
The Syrian foreign minister added that the resolution was adopted due to great Western pressure on some member states of the council and represents a direct violation of the sovereignty of states and their right to follow policies consistent with the country’s history. and traditions of their people.
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