Syria considers ambassadors , charge d'affaires and diplomats of the USA, Britain, Switzerland, France, Italy, Spain , Germany, Bulgaria, Belgium, Canada and Turkey persona non grata
DAMASCUS- An official source in the Foreign and Expatriates Ministry on Tuesday stated that some countries have recently declared heads of our diplomatic missions and members of our embassies persona non grata, and working on the principle of reciprocity, the Syrian Arab Republic decided to take the following immediate procedures:
1- Considering the U.S. Ambassador, Robert Ford, who is recently in his homeland for consultations persona non grata.
2- Considering the British Ambassador, Simon Collis, who is recently in his homeland for consultations persona non grata.
3- Considering the British Diplomat, Chancellor, Steven persona non grata.
4- Considering the Swiss Ambassador Martin Auschbachar persona non grata.
5- Considering the Turkish Ambassador, Omer Onhon, persona non grata.
6- Considering the French Ambassador, Eric Chevallier, persona non grata.
7- Considering the French Diplomat, the Second Secretary, persona non grata.
8- Considering the Italian Ambassador Achille Amerio, persona non grata.
9- Considering the Spanish Ambassador, Julio Albi, persona non grata.
10- Considering the Spanish Diplomat, Councilor, Jorge De Lucas Kadenas, persona non grata.
11- Considering Belgian Charge d'affaires persona non grata.
12- Considering Bulgarian charge d'affaires persona non grata.
13- Considering the Bulgarian Third Secretary persona non grata.
14- Considering the German Military Attache persona non grata.
15- Considering assistants of the German Military Attache persoa non grata.
16- Considering Canadian Charge d'Affaires and all members of the Embassy persona non grata.
The source added that the Syrian Arab Republic believes in the importance of the standing dialogue based on the principle of equality and mutual respect among states and that diplomacy is an important tool to communicate with countries to resolve pending disputes and problems and we hope that those countries, which have taken the initiative of this step to adopt these principles in a way that allows the return of relations to normal between the two sides again.