Strategic Council Online-Interview: A university professor of Middle East studies says Saudi Arabia should be taken accountable by the international community for the crimes its crown prince has committed.
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Strategic Council Online – An expert on West Asian affairs said that the most important obstacles in the way of political process in Syria are the lack of consensus between the domestic proponents and opponents, as well as regional and trans-regional interventions; as some countries in the region, such as Saudi Arabia and pro-Riyadh neighboring countries, continue to discuss the overthrow of Bashar al-Assad’s government.
Strategic Council Online – An international affairs analyst referring to the formation of the International Resistance Front against US unilateral action to activate the trigger mechanism, said: “The Trump administration intends to gamble big with the last leaf at its disposal, but up to this point the issue could be considered the second failure for the Trump administration in its recent campaign against Iran.”
Strategic Council Online – A faculty member of Shahid Beheshti University stated that the US action to withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (also known as the Iran Nuclear Agreement) and challenge the Security Council in the form of “trigger mechanism” is in fact an action against the strategic interests of China and Russia. He said China’s renewed opposition to the United States in the Security Council; it has shown that US threats against China have not been effective.
Strategic Council Online – A university professor said that Turkey’s sphere of influence and territorialization in Libya is approaching the strategic depth and the first influence of Egypt, and in some cases they overlap. He added that at the beginning outbreak of clashes between Egypt and Turkey exists on the battlefield, but after a while when the two sides reach a balance in interests and the war turns into one of attrition they will go for negotiations.
Strategic Council Online – A professor of international law said: “The mere fact that the United Nations has published a critical report against the United States regarding the assassination of Martyr Soleimani and has come to the conclusion that a number of facts must be presented is a victory for Iran because this organization is basically not capable of such actions.
Strategic Council Online – A group of professors and experts on Iran-China relations in a specialized meeting, while reviewing the 25-year cooperation plan between Tehran and Beijing, expressed their views on the prospects for Iran-China relations in the next two decades.
Strategic Council Online – An international law professor stressed the need to prosecute the attack of US fighter jets on an Iranian passenger plane, saying: “This action is an international crime and is definitely condemned in international forums. Nations need to know how brutally Americans behave.
Strategic Council Online – A university professor emphasized that the UN Secretary-General’s statement that the world was out of balance was a fact he had raised given the seriousness of the issue: “The time has arrived to reorganize the world order anew and prevent crises such as the World War.
Strategic Council Online – A professor of international law said that the report of the UN Human Rights Rapporteur on the assassination of Quds Force Commander Sardar Qasem Soleimani, despite its weaknesses and shortcomings, contains positive points. These positions can provide the possibility of legal and international prosecution as a notable document in international courts and authorities, he added.
Strategic Council Online – An international affairs expert said that the resolution to end the conflict in the context of the corona outbreak, like most Security Council resolutions, does not provide an executive guarantee, adding that UNSC members often have conflicting political stances and it is very difficult to agree on a text. At the same time there is not strong political resolve to implement these interpretive texts.
Strategic Council Online – An expert on disarmament issues said that Europe had joined the US-Israeli-Saudi scenario by voting for a resolution against Iran at the Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
Strategic Council Online: A university professor says US President Donald Trump’s order to set sanctions against staff of the International Court of Justice at The Hague shows that the Americans know no limits in committing all sorts of crimes. He added: “In the past, the Americans were never convicted for the crimes they committed in the past, but today a major substantial shift is taking shape globally and with the growing awareness and understanding of the world people they will react to these atrocious acts and behaviors.”
Strategic Council Online: A university professor says Trump believes that there is no institution to create restrictions for the United States, adding if the Republicans come to power for another term, we will see more weakening of international organizations.
Strategic Council Online: In the matter of fossil energy resources in the Mediterranean, Egypt, the Zionist regime, Greece and Cyprus have formed a bloc against that of Turkey, Libya and the Northern Cyprus. This situation has drawn the region to further security and military disputes. Meanwhile, if Syria, Lebanon and Gaza also enter the process of exploring and extracting gas fields, the equations will be much more complex.
Sabah Zangeneh – Energy Affairs Expert
Strategic Council Online: A West Asian affairs expert said the declaration of autonomy in southern Yemen marked the height of the conflict between Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates and said: “Saudi Arabia, the United States and the United Nations have come to the conclusion that since they cannot exercise their authority and hegemony over the whole of Yemen they dominate southern Yemen by implementing the partition scheme.”
Strategic Council Online: An expert on West Asian affairs called the mass deportation of Ethiopian migrants from Saudi Arabia without conducting corona testing an inhumane act, stressing that the deportation was sparked by the sharp drop in oil prices and a severe budget deficit facing Riyadh.
Strategic Council Online: Saudi Arabia is trying to pretend that it has won many victories in the Yemen war and that these victories are summed up in the scattered bombings of the Yemeni people. But the people of Yemen, Ansarullah, and the revolutionary forces will certainly monitor Saudi movements intelligently, and will not allow Riyadh to impose peace on them, just as it imposed war on Yemen.
Hassan Hanizadeh – Middle East affairs expert
Strategic Council Online: The repeated violations of the ceasefire proposed by the Saudi coalition to the Yemeni army and the Yemeni People’s Committees must be analyzed in the context of Riyadh’s confusion in the face of the Yemeni war of attrition.
Kamran Karami – Researcher on Arab Peninsula Issues
An international law expert referring to the role of the United Nations in dealing with US-sanctioned countries in their fight against the Coronavirus said the sanctions targeting the health system, and medical and pharmaceutical equipment must be lifted as soon as possible. He said the United Nations and the Secretary-General by playing an active role in this respect should strongly oppose the continuation of these evil policies.