Statement of the Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates concerning
the cowardly criminal Israeli aggression on the commercial pot of Latakia

Israel had launched a criminal aggression on the commercial port of Latakia at
3:25 am on Tuesday 28/12/2021.
This aggression caused destruction of civilian equipment and facilities and
demolition of more than /500/ containers including oil and spare parts for cars and
machineries, along with damaging Al Mada Hospital and some other adjacent
buildings and shops because of this cowardly Israeli aggression.
On the seventh of the same month, December 2021, the Israeli occupation aircraft
carried out a missile attack that also targeted the container yard of the commercial
port of Latakia.
This aggression comes within the framework of the Israeli government’s continued
support for armed terrorist groups, whether they are ISIS, Jabhat al-Nusra or
other armed terrorist organizations, it also comes to divert the attention from the
deep crisis that the Israeli entity; is going through, to delay the progress of the
political process to resolve the crisis in Syria.
Israel is obliged to pay compensation to the owners of the destroyed properties
during this treacherous aggression, which costs tens of millions of dollars.
However, the Security Council and the Human Rights Council, which pretend to
be blind regarding the Israeli aggressions and other attacks that target the Syrian
people, including children, women, the elderly and other civilians, are asked to
undertake their responsibility in maintaining the international peace and security
and preserving human rights, because such attacks lead to an explosion of tensions
in the region, and are a flagrant violation of human rights, especially the right to