The World Peace Council is deeply concerned with the ongoing armed conflict and clashes in Sudan for more than one week under which hundreds of innocent civilians lost their lives and thousands are injured. The fierce power struggle between factions of the ruling generals, between heavily armed militias, cannot hide the interests of the foreign forces backing the clashes, including imperialist powers and reactionary Arab regimes.

The WPC expresses its strong condemnation to the recent statement of US President Biden in which he openly threatens the DPR of Korea to end its existence. The escalation of threats and sanctions comes along with military drills of the USA with its allies from the region around the Korean Peninsula, with sanctions and coercive, unilateral illegal actions against the sovereignty of the DPRK and its people.

On the occasion of the 47th. anniversary of the proclamation of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, which is celebrated today, February 27, 2023, the Portuguese Council for Peace and Cooperation (CPPC) salutes the Sahrawi people and their legitimate representative, the Polisario Front, and reaffirms solidarity with their struggle for the fulfilment of their right to self-determination.

The U.S. Peace Council (USPC) and the World Peace Council (WPC) have started a joint international fundraising campaign in support of the victims of the recent catastrophic earthquake in Syria, who are facing the consequences of a destructive earthquake without the much needed supplies of food, medicine and shelter as a result of debilitating economic sanctions.

This March 24rth, the Belgrade Forum for a World of Equals, Generals and Admirals Association of Serbia, Veterans Association SUBNOR of Serbia and some other independent associations and think tanks, will mark 24rth anniversary of the NATO aggression on Serbia and Montenegro (FR of Yugoslavia) honoring fallen heroes of the defense of the country as well as all the victims of this illegal and criminal act.

The Appeal "Stop the War! Give Peace a Chance", launched by the Portuguese Council for Peace and Cooperation (CPPC), aimed at carrying out actions in defence of Peace, was supported by several organizations and six public initiatives were held.
It began in Viseu, on the 11th of February, and ended in Porto on the 18th of February, after, on the 16th, actions had taken place in Lisbon, Évora and Setúbal and, on the 17th, in Corroios and a human cord in Coimbra.

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.

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