Al-Jaafari: Saudis fighting in Syria come with knowledge of Saudi intelligence

Syrian Ambassador to the United Nations Bashar al-Jaafari

TEHRAN (FNA)- Syria’s permanent Envoy to the UN Bashar al-Jaafari said that all the Saudis who traveled to fight in Syria had come with the acknowledge of the Saudi intelligence, and a large number of them have been sentenced to death or to life imprisonment and they were released in return for going to “jihad” in Syria and kill the Syrians.

“The Saudi authorities release those criminals, the majority of them are affiliated to extremist, terrorist organizations like Al-Qaeda, to send them to Syria through hidden agreements through which they are given amnesty in return for their travelling to Syria to kill the Syrians,” al-Jaafari said at a press statement following a security council’s session in New York, SANA reported.

He added that those terrorists enter Syria through borders with Jordan, Lebanon while the others come through Turkey with facilitations by the Turkish, Qatari intelligence.

“At the same time when the Security Council recognizes that Jabhat al-Nusra is a terrorist organization and the other groups are terrorists, some international officials name them as opposition,” al-Jaafari said.

On the number of victims in Syria, the Syrian envoy said “we are regretful over the death of any Syrian citizen, wondering “Do you inform me about the number of soldiers and their average within the number of the victims, about the number of policemen, women or those who died because of the suicide explosions… the answer would be that we should take into consideration that all the victims are Syrians, and a lot of them were killed at the hands of the armed terrorist groups which are active in Syria by the instigation of external sides”.

He added that the Turkish, Saudi and Qatari governments are directly involved in supporting the terrorists in Syria.

By Fars News Agency 


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