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The Security Council renews the mission of the United Nations force in the occupied Golan for 6 months

The UN Security Council unanimously renewed the mission of the United Nations Force to monitor the separation of forces in the occupied Syrian Golan (ENDOF) for a period of six months.

According to what the Syrian news agency "SANA" reported, the council extended the mandate of the UNDOF mission, which ends today, until December 31, 2021.

The Syrian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Dr. Faisal Al-Miqdad, had stressed Syria's firm right to restore the occupied Golan to the bosom of the homeland, stressing the firm position of the Syrian government represented in providing support for the work of the "UNDOF" force with the aim of fully and fully implementing the mandate entrusted to it, specifically monitoring the disengagement and detection of Israeli violations. The Agreement on Separation of Forces, represented by its repeated attacks on Syrian sovereignty.

The Syrian News Agency (SANA) stated that this came during Miqdad's meeting, today, Tuesday, with the Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix, and the Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations for the Middle East, Asia and the Pacific, Muhammad Khaled al-Khiari, to discuss the importance of the commitment of the UN forces. The United Nations operating in the Golan “Endouf” has its mandate stipulated in the relevant Security Council resolution.

Minister Miqdad added that the presence of peacekeeping forces is not a substitute for finding a final solution to the problems of the occupation, reiterating his condemnation of the recent statements issued by the US administration that ignore United Nations resolutions recognizing the Golan as an occupied Syrian Arab land.