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U.S. Peace Council’s Exclusive Interview with Dr. Bashar Ja’afari,
Permanent Representative of the Syrian Arab Republic to the United Nations, and
Head of the Syrian Delegation at the Geneva III Negotiations

Date of Interview: February 19, 2016 — New York

B.A. [USPC]: With sincere thanks for allowing us to have this interview with you despite your extremely busy schedule, please start by giving us an overall view of the state of affairs with regard to the Syrian crisis today.

The Portuguese Council for Peace and Cooperation (CPPC) is promoting in Portugal a series of “Concerts for Peace”. The first Concert for Peace was held in Lisbon, on November 19th 2014, the second one was held in Oporto, on January 9th 2016 and the third one will take place on March 18th in the city of Vila Nova de Gaia.

Concerts for Peace involve diverse cultural and municipal entities and have the participation of hundreds of artists.

On the occasion of a national holiday October 28th 2015, the day 97th anniversary of the founding of Czechoslovakia, the Czech Peace Movement organised in cooperation with other peace and anti-war organizations and initiatives, a demonstration for peace, democracy and sovereignty. The demonstration took place on the Square of the Republic in the center of Prague.

This manifestation took place September 28, 2015 in Venceslav Square in the center of Prague and was co-organised by the Czech Peace Movement (together with some other peace and antiwar initiatives) as part of the campaign against NATO which still continues, e. g. collection of signateres under a petition demanding the disengagement of the country from NATO with the aim to present them at the end of October during a special event in the Parliament of the Czech Republic .

The World Peace Council (WPC), the Cuban Movement for Peace and Sovereignty of the Peoples (MOVPAZ) and the Cuban Institute of Friendship of the Peoples (ICAP)
Call for the IV. International Seminar for Peace and elimination of Foreign Military Bases that will be held in Cuba from 22-25 November 2015. This seminar aims to denounce the interference policy of the imperialist powers that attempt to spread military bases in all continents.

September 24, 2015 Peace Committee of Georgia with the NGO coalition "Eurasian Choice" held a rally in front of the residence of the President of Georgia in Tbilisi.
The main demands of the action were: the termination of cooperation with NATO and the restoration of diplomatic relations with Russia.
The demonstrators denounced the discovery of the so-called "NATO Training Center" in the near of the capital of Georgia. The Center was discovered in the former Russian military base.
Protesters also demanded the withdrawal of Georgian troops from Afghanistan.

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