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Czech PM Calls for Collective International Action to Help Syrian Refugees Return Home

PRAGUE, (ST)- Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis has called for a collective international action to end the crisis in Syria and facilitate the return of the Syrian refugees who left their country because of terrorism.

 “The only solution to the refugee crisis is their return to their homeland,” Babis said in a statement to “Parliamentary Papers” website, calling for a more effective UN role in this regard.

Slovak News Agency sheds light on the Syrian civilization

The Slovak News Agency published a report shedding light on the Syrian civilization and its ancient history as well as its important sites and cultures that constitute a pivotal crossroad in civilizations.

“Syria is an attractive country not only due to its long history, but also due to its charming nature” the report clarified.

The report added that Syria encompasses many important historical sites such as Palmyra, Aleppo, Bosra, Krack des Chevaliers and other archeological monuments, some of which are enlisted by UNESCO.

Sabbagh: Syria cooperates with the IAEA with full transparency

On September 18, Syria's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Office in Vienna, Ambassador Bassam al-Sabbagh, said that Syria has cooperated with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) with full transparency and exercised the utmost flexibility regarding the application of its safeguard agreement.

He pointed out that the Agency's annual reports on its implementation, which was issued last year, announced the Syria's commitment and full fulfillment under the Comprehensive Safeguards Agreement and the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons ( NPT).

Al-Nusra terrorists in Idleb prevent civilians from leaving via Abu al-Duhour corridor, taking them as human shields

For the sixth consecutive day, al-Nusra terrorist organization and the terrorist  groups affiliated to it  in Idleb province continue using civilians as human shields and preventing them from leaving via Abu al-Duhour corridor in Idleb’s southeastern countryside.

SANA reporter added that the Syrian Arab Army, in cooperation with the authorities concerned, have prepared a number of ambulances and buses at the safe side of the corridor for receiving the civilians who are willing to leave Idleb to transport them to temporary housing shelters, pointing to the Syrian Arab Army’s establishment of a medical post to receive the patients and offer them the necessary treatment.

Over 28.000 Syrian displaced citizens have returned from Jordan since last October

DARAA,(ST)_Over 28.000 Syrian displaced citizens have returned from refugees camps in Jordan to Syria since the mid of last October, according to the Head of Immigration Center at the Nasib border crossing colonel Mazen Ghandour .

His remark was made today after the return of a new batch of Syrian displaced citizens through the Nasib crossing.

According to the Syrian News Agency (SANA), the concerned parties have offered facilities to the returned citizens and helped them to convey their belongings and baggage to their homes which they previously left due to terrorist organizations' practices.

White Helmets provide false information on Syria, Says Russian organization

Paris, (ST) - Director of the Fund for Research of Problems of Democracy Maxim Grigoryev said that the activities of the so-called White Helmets group, which has been proved to have close connection to terrorist organizations in Syria, are aimed at disseminating false information about the situation in Syria.

"The White Helmets, which portray themselves as an NGO, have systematically published much false information about Syria, but a thorough investigation allows us to completely refute this information about Syrian government's chemical attacks accusations."Grigoriev was quoted as saying by the Tass news agency in Paris.

The damage to the electricity network in Morek by terrorism exceeds two billion SP

ST-Hama Electricity Company estimated the damages of the electrical network in the town of Morek due to terrorist attacks by about 2 billion SP.

The most damaged areas are the east and west farms of Morek, Lahaya, Al-Bweida, Marakba, Al-Masasneh and Wadi Al-Dawrat districts.

Engineer Mohammed Al-Raidi, General Manager of the company, said that they put an emergency plan in place to deliver electricity to the towns of Morek and Khan Sheikhoun through the establishment of an electrical conversion center in each of the two towns at a cost of 380 million SP.

Al-Raidi said that the workshops of the company started the construction of 3 electrical conversion centers in Al-Baath and Al-Qusour neighborhoods in Hama city and in the town of Horat Amorin in Al-Ghab area.

M.Wassouf