Diplomat and Spy Chief. Spokesperson for the British Presidency of the European Union during the second half of 2005. He created the United Kingdom War Propaganda Service, RICU, on the model of the IRD created in 1948 against the Soviets. He supervised for the MI 6 the attack of Burgas falsely attributed to Hezbollah. He became Director General of Intelligence (2016-17) and is now Deputy of the Permanent Representative of Her Majesty at the United Nations.
I am writing on behalf of France, the United Kingdom and the United States in advance of your forthcoming report on the implementation of Security Council resolution 2401 (2018). France, the United Kingdom and the United States express their concern at the repeated reports of incidents inconsistent with that resolution by the Syrian regime and its allies.
In resolution 2401 (2018), the Security Council demanded that “all parties cease hostilities without delay, and engage immediately to (...)
Letter from Revolutionary Factions and Civil Groups Present in Eastern Ghouta
Further to a meeting of representatives of Jaysh al-Islam (Army of Islam), Faylaq al-Rahman (Rahman Corps), Ahrar al-Sham, and civil activist groups in the eastern Ghutah, we should like to transmit the following information:
The Free Syrian Army factions have always been concerned for the safety of civilians in the eastern Ghutah. Accordingly, they have repeatedly insisted on complete respect for (...)