Historical Security Council
Syrian Arab Republic


Dalia Kraiz

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Honourable Chairs and Distinguished Delegates,

October 6th, 1973. The first time war on Israel was initiated by Arabs, taking by surprise Israel’s military and security establishment, which had apparently dismissed such a possibility. We and other Arab states were immensely frustrated by the failure of attempts by the United Nations special envoys to broker a political settlement between Israel and the Arab states. The great Syrian Arab Republic and Egypt have rightfully decided to attack the parasite that constantly occupies land that is not theirs and abuses the rights of our fellow Muslim brothers. We...