Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaber Ansari on Sunday denounced the assassination of Samir Qantar in an airstrike by the Zionist regime’s warplanes.
Ansari denounced the move as clear evidence of the violation of the national sovereignty and territorial integrity of an independent state and a member of the United Nations and as the newest pattern of the state terrorism of the Zionist regime.
He described Samir Qantar as a symbol of resistance against occupation and invasion of the Zionist regime, who after close to three decades of captivity was released a few years ago in a prisoner swap with the Lebanese Hezbollah.
Jaber Ansari extended condolences to Qantar’s family, his fellow fighters, Lebanese and Palestine resistance as well as the Lebanese government and nation.
He added such acts of the Zionist regime have turned to a permanent and constant conduct and are the most dangerous form of state terrorism.
He called on international organizations and world governments to condemn such terrorist acts and not allow the global community’s campaign against terrorism get weakened under the influence of terrorist measures of the Zionist regime.
The Zionist fighter planes bombarded a residential area in Jaramana District of Damascus Rif on Saturday evening, which left a number of Syrian citizens, including Samir Qantar, killed.