Who does India support in Syrian Civil War?

02/13/2020 Off By admin

Who does India support in Syrian Civil War?

India supported “Syria’s legitimate right to regain the occupied Golan Heights.” In turn, this was reciprocated with Syrian recognition that Kashmir is a bilateral issue as well as general support of India’s concerns and even candidature at various international forums.

Who helped Syria in the war?

Since the 1950s, the Soviet Union and later Russia has been a staunch ally of Syria, supplying its army with the latest “Made in Russia” weapons.

Is India richer than Iraq?

Iraq has a GDP per capita of $16,700 as of 2017, while in India, the GDP per capita is $7,200 as of 2017.

How is the Syrian Civil War affecting India?

India and the Syrian Civil War. After four years of neglect, Syria is once again getting mainstream attention in India. Pictures of Aylan Kurdi, the refugee crisis in Europe, and the rise of ISIS have given Syria considerable prominence in Indian public discourse in recent weeks, India’s stance on the Syrian crisis has been subtle yet expected.

Who was the Indian Foreign Minister during the Syrian Civil War?

India’s then Foreign Minister, Salman Khurshid, attended the negotiations and maintained India’s stance, which was in line with that of Russia and China. Speaking in Geneva, Khurshid said, “India has important stakes in the Syrian conflict. It shares deep historical and civilisational bonds with the wider West Asia and the Gulf region.

What did Assad say about India in 2007?

In 2007, Assad called on India to take a more active role in the Middle East peace process. The Syrian Foreign Minister also made a similar comment saying, “India must play its role in the international arena. The situation in the Middle East directly influences India. It is in India’s interest to see a resolution of the Arab-Israeli conflict.

Who is the Ambassador of Syria to India?

The same year, the Syrian Ambassador to India, Riad Kammel Abbas, referred to India as a friend of Syria, and said Damascus would like to see India take part in the negotiations. In a more recent interview with The Hindu newspaper, Abbas reiterated that India’s stance of not joining the chorus for regime change was appreciated.