U.S. interests in Damascus will be the Polish Embassy

U.S. interests in Damascus will be the Polish Embassy

South American State Department arranged with Warsaw, the Polish embassy that will represent the United States in Syria after the closing of the U.S. Embassy in Damascus.

This was on February 6 at the briefing said Victoria Nuland, representative of the Municipal Department of the United States. State Department decided to suspend the diplomatic mission in Syria judgment of security. Asked to explain that directly threatens South American Embassy, Nuland declined to respond in detail. State Department spokesman only repeated the official statement that the country grows constantly threat and added that the United States Embassy in Damascus, placed very unsuccessfully, in the case of an attack it will be hard to defend.

From the Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Washington received assurances that the U.S. property on the territory of the Embassy is fully intact. Salting Ford on his return to the United States will lead the team for Syria. According to the State Department representative, he will continue contacts with the Syrians, to a greater extent — with the opposition. So Makar, the U.S. and the "will give the people of Syria know that Washington supports their democratic aspirations in the future" — said Nuland. Contact with the official Syrian authorities will last through the Polish embassy in Damascus and the Syrian embassy in Washington.

As for the veto by China and Russia in the UN Security Council resolution on Syria and prospects in this direction, while the United States wants to make steps outside the United Nations. According to Nuland, Department of State will contribute to strengthening the international pressure on Assad. Commenting on the upcoming visit of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov Damascus, Nuland expressed the hope that he would be able to recognize the Syrian president, as he is isolated and will be able to persuade him to accept the Arab League plan for a peaceful transfer of power.

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