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Syria Wins Silver, Bronze Medals at International Mathematical Olympiad in Britain

DAMASCUS, (ST)-The Syrian team participating in the International Mathematical Olympiad in Britain won two medals, a silver and a bronze, as well as three certificates of appreciation (Honourable Mentions).

112 countries took part in the event whose competitions were concluded on Friday.

The Distinction and Creativity Agency said in a statement on Saturday that Ahmad Rajab Khamis and Mohammad Bashir al-Hafi from the "al-Basel" high school for the excelled in Aleppo, won a silver medal and a bronze medal respectively.

NAM States Condemn US Intervention, Promote Multilateralism

 The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) condemned Saturday the United State’s continued hostile policies toward Venezuela and called for strengthened multilateralism against the hegemony of powerful nations that undermine the world order and international law.

At the opening of the meeting of the Ministerial Meeting of the Coordinating Bureau of the Non-Aligned Movement (Co-BNAM) being held in Caracas, Venezuela until July 21, the Venezuela's foreign minister Jorge Arreaza said: "We are experiencing a historic moment in which multilateralism is being attacked, a systemic phenomenon that affects many countries in the world (with) coups d'états, political and economic destabilization and geopolitical interests."

According to Telesur, Arreaza insisted on the right to peace and for the people of nations to decide their future without external pressures.

Syria Defending Future of Entire Region By Fighting Terrorist Organizations: Russian Ambassador

DAMASCUS, (ST)- Syria, by fighting terrorist organizations, particularly Daesh and Jabhat al-Nusra, is not only defending its existence and sovereignty, but the future of the entire region, including neighboring countries and Russia, Alexander Yefimov, the Russian Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador to Syria has stressed.

"It unacceptable to use the de-escalation zone in Idleb for protecting the terrorists positioned there. Such behavior is called nothing but a double standards policy," Yefimov said in an interview with the Russian Interfax news agency on the eve of the 75th Anniversary of establishing diplomatic ties between Russia and Syria.

"This issue is one of the main topics of dialogue between Moscow and western and regional partners concerning Syria, he added, calling for implementing related agreements.

Army destroys rocket launchers and camps for foreign terrorists in Idleb countryside

Idleb/Hama – Syrian Arab Army units on Friday destroyed rocket launchers, bases, and training camps for foreign terrorists in Idleb’s countryside, in addition to targeting terrorists in Hama countryside.

SANA said the army targeted with artillery and rocket fire bases and gatherings of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in the town of Khan Sheikhoun, destroying fortified positions and bases, leaving a number of terrorists dead and injuring others.

SANA said the army also targeted training camps and bases for terrorists from al-Nusra and the “Turkistani Party” in Jisr al-Shughour southwest of Idleb city near the northeastern countryside of Lattakia, destroying camps for training terrorists, many of them foreigners.

In Hama’s northern countryside, army units targeted terrorists in the towns of Kafr Zeta, al-Latamneh, and al-Zakat, killing a number of them and destroying their vehciles.

Syrian army units destroy training camps for foreign terrorists in Idleb countryside

IDLEB, HAMA, (ST)_Syrian army units have destroyed rocket launchers and camps for training terrorist groups of foreign nationalities in Idleb countryside in coincidence with targeting terrorist groups in the northern countryside of Hama. 

According to the Syrian News Agency (SANA), the army units targeted today al-Nusra Front terrorists’ hideouts in Khan sheikhon town from which terrorists launch attacks on military posts and safe areas in Hama countryside.