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Yerevan will develop its relations with Damascus

YEREVAN, (ST)_The Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan has affirmed that his country seeks to develop relations and dialogue with Syria.

He highly appreciated Syria's stances towards Armenia and the Syrian Parliament's approval of a resolution recognizing and condemning the Armenian genocide committed by the Ottoman state at the turn of the 20th century.

"This step reflects the good and historic relations between the peoples of Armenia and Syria and it will help prevent the perpetration of massacres in the future," the Armenian official said.

Syrian Air Defenses downed drones launched by terrorists towards Lattakia

LATTAKIA, (ST)_ Syrian Air Defenses on Wednesday evening intercepted drones launched by terrorist groups from Idleb province towards Jableh city in Lattakia province.

According to the Syrian News Agency (SANA), the drones were downed in the vicinity on Jableh city.

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Aleppo International Airport recieves first flight after 8-year stop

ALEPPO, (ST)- Aleppo International airport on Wednesday received the first flight following an eight-year stop due to terrorist acts.

It is to be noted that the plane took off from Damascus International airport. 

In a statement to reporters on board the airplane, Minister of Transport Eng. Ali Hammoud said that "re-operating the airport and resuming internal flights is a real victory to Syria," expressing hope that the airport will receive international flights in future.  

"The sacrifices of our army and the steadfastness of the Syrian people were the reason to liberate Aleppo and the rest of Syrian territories", he added.

Two days ago, the Ministry of Transport said that “the Aleppo International Airport has become ready to receive flights and that the first flight will come from Damascus on Wednesday, February 19, 2020. Other flights will be scheduled from Aleppo International Airport to Cairo and Damascus in the next few days, the ministry added.

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Academics from Damascus University: The sacrifices of the army have revived Syria's economy

The victories of the Syrian Arab Army in the western and northwestern countryside of Aleppo showed the whole world that the Syrian Arab Army is determined  to complete its track in order to liberate the last inch of the homeland.

“What happened in the countryside of Aleppo is that the right returned to its owners and that the Syrian Arab Army crowned its sacrifices with a victory against the forces of evil and aggression”, Dr. Saber Baloul, Dean of the Faculty of Political Science at Damascus University said. “Our valiant army, with its great sacrifices, restored Syria’s economy as it is considered an important center for production that will lead to the improvement in the economic and living situation. 

Aleppo International Airport opens tomorrow after an interval of more than 8 years due to terrorism

Aleppo International Airport will open tomorrow after an interval of more than eight years due to the terrorist organizations that were spread in the vicinity of the city of Aleppo and that targeted the safety and security of travelers with the missiles.

Tomorrow, the airport will receive the first flight coming from Damascus after the achievement of victory over terrorism thanks to the heroism and sacrifices of the Syrian Arab Army and the declaration of the city of Aleppo is completely safe from terrorism and the airport is ready to receive flights.

Blast hits a workshop full of scrap materials in Qameshli city

HASAKA, (ST)_A blast hits a workshop full of scrap materials in Qameshli city, leaving casualties.

 According to the Syrian Alikhbaria TV channel, at least 2 civilian were martyred in the detonation of an explosive device put among scrap materials in a workshop in Qameshi city.  

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Syrian army repels terrorist groups' attack in the western Aleppo countryside

ALEPPO, (ST)_The Syrian army repelled today an attack launched by armed terrorist groups on the axis of Qabtan al-Jabal in the western countryside of Aleppo, according to Beirut-based al-Mayadeen TV channel.

The TV channel added that Syrian army advanced towards al-Foj 111 and Atarib town and carried out airstrikes against the hideouts of al-Nusra Front in the axis of Qabtan al-Jabal and Kafer Nobbel and Ariha in Idleb countryside.