Equatorial Guinea is committed to a profound dialogue to end the war in Syria.

Permanent Mission of Equatorial Guinea to the United Nations , Thu, Apr 5, 2018

by José Enzeñ Obiang

The situation in Syria continues to encompass pages on the United Nations agenda. Under the presidency of Peru, the great powers have presented initiatives that would facilitate understanding between the government army and the rebel forces, taking into account that the civilian population is the one that continues to pay with their lives the ravages of that devastating war.

The Republic of Equatorial Guinea as an active part of the Council since its integration in January, has recalled through its Ambassador, Anatolio Ndong Mba, the resolution adopted in 2013, aimed at the belligerents in Syria proceed to the immediate destruction of all stocks of weapons chemical

As a state party to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, Equatorial Guinea has not hesitated to point out that the positions faced between members of the Council with the capacity to influence the parties in conflict, show that the end of chemical weapons in Syria , and in the world, they depend on an inclusive Political Agreement. Therefore, without a clear international consensus, there is a risk that the conflict will continue with all its direct and collateral consequences.

Our country has also insisted on the need for the Security Council to put an end to this situation, since the use of chemical weapons in Syria is clearly a threat to international peace and security.


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