On February 6 and 7, regions of Syria and Turkey were strongly rocked by an earthquake that resulted in the collapse of thousands of homes, causing thousands of deaths and injuries.
The Portuguese Council for Peace and Cooperation expressed its condolences to the Syrian National Peace Council and the Peace Committee of Turkey – members of the World Peace Council – expressing solidarity with the peoples of
Syria and Turkey.
Once again, the U.S. imperialism is showing its true face through its selective response to the disastrous earthquake that has taken the lives of tens of thousands of people and destroyed whole cities in Syria and Turkey.
While countries like China, Russia, India, Cuba, Venezuela, Iran, Lebanon, and UAE (great majority of them under U.S. sanctions themselves), have rushed to the help of Syrian people, the U.S. still refuses to lift its sanctions against Syria despite the urgent humanitarian crisis.
The Portuguese Council for Peace and Cooperation (CPPC) marks January 27 of 1945, the date of the liberation of Auschwitz concentration camp by the Soviet army, remembering and paying tribute to all those who suffered at the hands of Nazi-fascism during
World War II.
In a context in which we see an increasing urgent need for the adoption of positive measures and peaceful solutions to conflicts that will never be resolved through war, the Portuguese Council for Peace and Cooperation views with concern the Joint European Union-NATO
Declaration on Cooperation, adopted last January 10 th . This declaration not only does not respond to this urgent need, but is an exercise in hypocrisy, with a new and more serious threat to peace and security in Europe.
The World Peace Council (WPC) expresses its sincere grief about the thousands of victims
who lost their lives in Turkey and Syria after the heavy earthquakes of 6th February in the eastern
part of Turkey with severe consequences also in several cities in Syria.
The WPC expresses its sincere and fraternal solidarity with the Syrian National Peace Council
and the National Union of Syrian Students (NUSS) for the suffering from this huge natural disaster
in the region.
The World Peace Council (WPC) expresses its sincere grief about the thousands of
victims who lost their lives in Turkey and Syria after the heavy earthquakes of 6th February in
the eastern part of Turkey with severe consequences in many cities of Turkey but also in
several cities in Syria. The information we receive are horrific. Whole cities and
neighborhoods totally destroyed, tens of thousands injured, many thousands of people
missing under the collapsed buildings. The catastrophe is huge and unprecedented. The
The National Union of Syrian Students in an appeal to international student and youth
A humanitarian catastrophe befell our homeland, Syria, at dawn on Monday, February 6, 2023,
after it was exposed to a devastating 7.7 degree earthquake, resulting in an initial outcome of
hundreds of deaths and thousands of injuries, the collapse of tens of residential buildings, the
cracking of others, and severe damage to the infrastructure, which was followed by several
By Živadin Jovanović, Yugoslav Minister of Foreign Affairs 1998-2000
January 21, 2023, Belgrade
The Egyptian Peace Committee (EPC) unequivocally condemns the hideous massacre committed by the Israeli occupying forces in the Palestinian city of Jenin in the occupied West Bank, on Thursday 26 January 2023, which left at least ten Palestinian dead and more dozens injured. This new crime continues a pattern of daily Israeli crimes against the Palestinian people.