The Portuguese Council for Peace and Cooperation (CPPC) has followed with great outrage, but without surprise, the first signs of foreign policy coming from the new Administration of the United States of America, and, in particular, in relation to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela .
The Portuguese Council for Peace and Cooperation welcomes the annulment of the lawsuits against former Brazilian President Luís Inácio Lula da Silva by the country’s judicial institutions, which confirm the political nature of these cases carried in the scope of the so-called Operation Lava Jato and which led to his unjust prison.
The Belgrade Forum for a World of Equals, the Club of Generals and Admirals of Serbia and a number of other independent, non-partisan, non-profit organizations have been continuously marking March 24rth 1999, the date of the beginning of NATO military aggression since the year 2000 to date, organizing commemorative ceremonies, domestic and international conferences, laying wreaths at the memorials dedicated to the victims of aggression, publishing books, releasing statements, and reminding friends and partners in the country and abroad to also take part in these activities.
The Greek Committee for International Détente and Peace (EEDYE) denounces and condemns in the strongest terms the arrival and docking of the US aircraft carrier "USS Dwight D. Eisenhower" at the Souda Naval Base of Crete, which with the support of the Greek Armed Forces is currently operating in the Eastern Mediterranean.
The World Peace Council (WPC) expressed its strong condemnation of the Military Coup carried out in Myanmar in the beginning of February 2021 which brought the country back also formally to the rule of the military junta. We denounce the imposition of a one-year state of emergency and the detention of State and Political leaders. Furthermore we denounce the violent attack of police and military against peaceful protests in the capital of the country among others.
Even before three weeks have passed with the new US President Joe Biden in power, the first American bombings in Syria were carried out. In an unprovoked airstrike in eastern Syria last Friday, the United States dropped bombs that killed dozens of people. In fact, the murderous US strike was carried out under the pretext of de-escalating the situation in eastern Syria and Iraq and protecting US personnel and the coalition forces.
The Portuguese Council for Peace and Cooperation condemns the US bombings carried out on February 25 on Syrian territory, which constitute yet another act of aggression against that country and a further violation of international law.
This military action decided by the new US administration blatantly affronts the United Nations Charter and International Law, demonstrating in practice what successive statements already allowed us to guess: in foreign policy, the Biden administration's goals do not differ from those who guided the performance of your predecessor's
Only thirty-six days after taking office, President Biden took his first illegal foreign-policy action by ordering an air strike on the sovereign nation of Syria, killing more than a dozen Syrian citizens.
It is useless to expect democracy from imperialism
US threat on our region is increasing
As soon as the Biden administration came to power, it started taking fast steps with regards to imperialist goals. Following successive statements, the first attempts came in a matter of days, in the Middle East and Eastern Mediterranean, in which Turkey is also located.
The Greek Committee for International Detente and Peace (EEDYE) denounces and condemns the US bombing in Syria that costed dozens of lives.
These bombings consist a link in the long chain of conflicts and escalation of US, NATO and EU aggression against Iran, in the flammable region of the Middle East and the Persian Gulf, where huge economic interests collide in the framework of the generalized capitalist economic crisis.