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Following a G7 ministerial summit in Toronto on Sunday, an anonymous state department official told reporters that the United States was not planning to provide any assistance to Syria in the areas, controlled by President Bashar al-Assad.

The US House of Representatives has passed a bill, ruling out any American reconstruction support to Assad-controlled territories in the war-weary country.

“It would be unconscionable for US Government funds to be used for stabilization or reconstruction in areas under control of the illegitimate Assad regime and its proxies. We are not going to support the building of infrastructure that will benefit Hezbollah, Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, or foreign militias recruited and paid by the Iranian regime,” the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s statement read.

According to the legislation, the United States may “look at the prospect for assistance” if “the Government of Syria is no longer led by Bashar al-Assad and his proxies.”

This decision reiterates statements made by several high-ranking US officials, including the acting assistant secretary of state for the Middle East, David Satterfield, estimated that Syria would need around $200-$300 billion to rebuild the devastated country, and clarified that “the international community had committed itself not to provide that reconstruction assistance until those goals – constitutional reform, UN-supervised elections – are realized.”

Last week, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani promised to “stand by” Syria in its reconstruction until the complete establishment of security and stability in the war-ravaged country.

Source: Sputnik

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What aid, now being “banned” has America ever given Syria?
If they mean ATGMs to jihadis, then Syria will be delighted they’re banned.

And what is the “legitimate” government of Syria if the current, elected, UN-recognized government is not it?
ISIS? Al-Qaeda? Al-Nusra? Al-Zinki? Et al?

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If Amrikans & G7 had installed FSA head choppers they would have given the aid for reconstruction? It is better off that President Assad does not need Amrikan blood covered aid. It is not worth it. Joos are pulling a lot of strings with Amrikan government by putting lot of pressure to ensure Syria is free from Hezb & IRGC. Joos are feeling too uncomfortable. They are provoking Syria, Iran & Hezb continuously spoiling for a battle without realizing they have more to lose.

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Bad analysis, this is pipeline war, it’s all about selling natural gas from the Arabic peninsula to the EU which is the #1 energy market, going through Syria and Turkey! It’s directly linked to the mess in Ukraine and US pressure on Polish government as Yank want to cut the Russian gas supply to the EU, but look at the map of gas pipelines in Africa! Tunisia, Algeria, Niger, Libya, Egypt, Nigeria and Ivory-Coast were/are also under attack by “jihadists”. You’ll surely tell me that I misses Somalia, Chad and Mali? Not so : Somalia has UK uranium mines, the… Read more »
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“It would be unconscionable for US Government funds to be used for stabilization or reconstruction in areas under control of the illegitimate Assad regime and its proxies. We are not going to support the building of infrastructure that will benefit Hezbollah, Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, or foreign militias recruited and paid by the Iranian regime,” the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s statement read. However, what we will do is continuing with our steadfast support of jihadis of all factions, ISIS, boy beheaders, Saudi financed lunatics, and all NGO spies and fakers like White Helmets who will continue to prolong the war for… Read more »
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Them amaricunts should have written on their soon to be worthless dollars “In kikes we trust” it would have been a far more accurate description of their faith

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Syria and its ressitance people doesn’t need western aid and to become slave of Zionist. US and allies keep the peanut aid in their pocket and get put of Syria or will be kicked out by force . now this western country decide they leave Syria with respect or get disrespect in wholeworld