More than 4000 Displaced People Have been Evacuated from Rukban Camp Since March 23rd

MOSCOW-(ST)- The Syrian and Russian Joint Coordination Committees on facilitating the return of  displaced Syrians announced Monday that more than 4000 displaced citizens have been evacuated from al-Rukban camp and taken to their villages and towns and have their basic needs met.

During a joint video conference via satellite, the two committees stressed that since March 23rd, 2019, 4345 displaced Syrians, including women, children, elderly and youths were evacuated from Rukban camp.

The committees reiterated that the Syrian state has spared no effort  to ensure decent life conditions for the returning citizens and has provided the returnees with different medical services, basic needs and food. Besides, the Syrian state has been working hard to ensure job opportunities to the returnees and to bring the children back to schools to complete their study, the committees made it clear.

Health Ministry Launches National Vaccination Days

DAMASCUS, (ST)- Ministry of Health on Monday launched the national vaccination days targeting children under five and including the 11 vaccines provided in the national vaccination program.

The campaign, which lasts till April 30, aims at reaching children who are above five and have not given all their vaccines.

More Displaced Syrian Families Return from Rukban Camp

HOMS, (ST)- More Syrian citizens, who were displaced because of terrorism, have returned from Rukban Camp in al-Tanf area through Jleigem corridor in Homs eastern countryside after being trapped  for years by the US occupation forces and their terrorist mercenaries positioned in al-Tanf.

The process comes within the framework of the Syrian state’s efforts to help the displaced Syrians return to their towns and villages which were liberated from terrorists by the Syrian Arab army.

According to SANA reporter, many families, most of their members are women, children and elderly, who have been staying in al-Rukban Camp in al-Tanf area near the Syrian-Jordanian borders under very difficult humanitarian circumstances, arrived at Jleigem corridor where a medical point and teams of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) provided them with food and necessary health care as most of them were tired and they look ill because of the siege imposed on them by the US forces and the terrorists.

Patriarchs Yazigi, Aphrem II Call for More Efforts to Know Fate of Two Kidnapped Aleppo Archbishops

DAMASCUS, (ST)-Patriarch of Antioch and All East for the Greek Orthodox Youhanna X Yazigi and Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II of Antioch and All the East for the Syriac Orthodox, the Supreme Head of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church have appealed to concerned countries and governments for putting more efforts as to know the fate of the two kidnapped bishops, the Syriac Orthodox Archbishop Yohanna Ibrahim and Greek Orthodox Archbishop Boulos Yazig of Aleppo who were abducted by the terrorist organizations in Aleppo countryside six years ago.

Al-Mikdad: Deep Syrian-Iranian Relations Important for Achieving Common Goals

DAMASCUS– Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Faysal al-Mikdad has stressed that the deep strategic relations between Syria and Iran are very important for achieving the common goals of the two countries and for supporting Arab and Islamic causes, mainly the Palestinian cause and the issue of backing the Palestinian people to restore their rights and establish their independent sate with al-Quds as a capital.

  Al-Mikdad made the remarks during his meeting on Sunday with an Iranian parliamentary delegation led by head of the Iran-Palestine Parliamentary Friendship Group at the Iranian Parliament Amir Khojasteh.

Al-Mikdad, who hailed the strong relations between the Syrian People's Assembly and Iran's Shoura Council, renewed Syria's condemnation of US administration's recent decision to list Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Crops (IRGC) as a terrorist organization.