Patriarch Yonan calls for removing economic sanctions on Syrian people

Beirut, Syriac Catholic Patriarch of Antioch, Mar Ignatius Joseph III Yonan, called for lifting the unfair economic sanctions imposed on the Syrian people.

“The decision-makers at international arena and all those of good-will should exert efforts to remove the unjust sanctions imposed on the Syrian people whose suffering intensifies day after day,” Patriarch Yonan said Easter message, describing the ten-year terrorist war on Syria as a “terrible catastrophe.”

He added “We pray efforts exerted would end the conflicts and rebuild Syria with virtue of its sons to contribute together to restoring stability and prosperity to their homeland.”

 

Source: Syrian Arab News Agency