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On instructions from my Government, and further to our previous letters regarding the support provided by the Jordanian regime to armed terrorist groups that are operating and committing barbaric acts of terrorism in the territory of the Syrian Arab Republic, I should like to convey to you the following information concerning the Jordanian regime’s facilitation of the entry into Syria of trucks loaded with weapons for use by armed terrorist groups:

– On 28 May 2016, at 2330 hours, armed terrorist groups brought 11 vehicles from Jordan into Syria through the Abu Sharshuh border crossing, heading in the direction of Bi’r al-Rasi‘i in the Suwayda’ desert.

– On 29 May 2016, at 2210 hours, armed terrorist groups brought 11 vehicles from Jordan into Syria through the Abu Sharshuh border crossing, heading in the direction of Bi’r al-Rasi‘i in the Suwayda’ desert.

– On 1 June 2016, at 2100 hours, armed terrorist groups brought 9 vehicles from Jordan into Syria through the Bi’r Shu‘ayb border crossing, heading in the direction of Bi’r al-Rasi‘i in the Suwayda’ desert.

– On 1 June 2016, at 2330 hours, armed terrorist groups brought 10 vehicles from Jordan into Syria through the Abu Sharshuh border crossing.

– On 2 June 2016, at 2020 hours, armed terrorist groups brought 21 vehicles from Jordan into Syria through the Abu Sharshuh border crossing, heading in the direction of Bi’r al-Rasi‘i in the Suwayda’ desert.

The Government of the Syrian Arab Republic reiterates that the conduct of the Jordanian regime and the direct support that it provides to terrorist organizations and groups in Syria are a blatant violation of the principles of international law, the provisions of the Charter of the United Nations and Security Council resolutions concerning counter-terrorism, including resolutions 1267 (1999), 1373 (2001), 2170 (2014), 2178 (2014), 2199 (2015) and 2253 (2015), which reaffirm that States Members of the United Nations must not provide any form of support to terrorist groups or the members thereof.

The Government of the Syrian Arab Republic once again calls on the Security Council to fulfil its responsibilities and compel the Jordanian regime to desist from its practices, which threaten security and stability in the region and throughout the world.

I should be grateful if the present letter could be issued as a document of the Security Council.