Belarusian diplomat to ST: Syria-Belarus cooperation based on strong friendship between presidents of two countries

The Republic of Belarus is one of Syria’s friends that offered support to Syrian people and government in several fields during the ongoing terror war being waged on the country since 2011. Its strong support has been remarkable in the sectors of healthcare, education, economy, politics and humanitarian aid.

This support has been among the factors that help alleviate the suffering of affected people in Syria and it is based on the strong historic and friendly relations between the two countries.

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard to ST: US Resources Are Being Used to Strengthen Terrorist Groups

Rep.Tulsi Gabbard has underscored that the U.S. government has been violating law for years by quietly supporting allies and partners of al-Qaeda, ISIL and other terrorist groups with money, weapons and intelligence support to overthrow the Syrian government.

Commenting on a question sent to her by the Syriatimes e-newspaper’s reporter- via e-mail-  about US intervention in Syria, the American politician said: “Under U.S. law it is illegal for any American to provide money or assistance to al-Qaeda, ISIS or other terrorist groups. If you or I gave money, weapons or support to al-Qaeda or ISIS, we would be thrown in jail.”

Social Affairs Minister to ST: Humanitarian Situation in Syria Improving due to Army's Achievements, Government's Efforts

Undoubtedly, the 79-month-old terror war on Syria , which coincided with unjust economic blockade imposed by western and regional countries on Syrian people, has led to a difficult humanitarian situation and produced big challenges that faced meeting the needs of affected persons in the country.

The humanitarian situation was very difficult at the first years of the war, but it improved later as a result of victories being achieved by the Syrian Arab army and allied forces, the launch of the projects of rebuilding liberated areas and the fruitful outcomes of the programs of empowering affected persons nationwide, Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Rema Qadri said.

Diplomat: There is popular and official desire to cement Syrian-Armenian relations

Syrian-Armenian relations are based on mutual respect and they have been enhanced through cooperation the two countries sought to develop since Armenia's independence on September 21st, 1991.

The bilateral relations are based on respecting countries' sovereignty, non-interference in internal affairs of countries and preserving international peace and security, according to a report published by the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) on Sunday.

MP Marie al-Bittar to ST: Iraq's Kurdistan Independence Referendum Comes within Fragmentation Plot Prepared by the West

 Syrian Member of Parliament Marie al-Bittar has underscored that Iraqi Kurdistan independence will never happen, pointing out that the  Kurds have rights just like Arabs and their demands must be negotiated.

Speaking to the Syriatimes e-newspaper's journalist via WhatsApp on Wednesday, the MP said:" Iraqi Kurdistan independence will never happen because it means cutting part of Iraq, but we must be aware of the serious fragmentation project and its repercussions on the whole region."

She believes that the Iraqi Kurdistan independence referendum held on September 25th is a grave step in the light of the chaos the region is going through.