Ala: The Syrian Government Is the Side which Cares the Most about Its Citizens

GENEVA- Syria’s Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva, Ambassador Hussam Eddin Ala said that the Syrian government is the side which cares the most about the lives of the Syrians and it is continuing to take measures for protecting them from the terrorist organizations’ crimes and to deliver humanitarian aid to those who are in need in all areas , and preventing it from access the terrorists, according to SANA.

Speaking at Human Rights Council session on the rights of the child in Syria on Wednesday, Ala said that the Syrian government has opened safe corridors for the exit of civilians who were used as human shields by terrorist groups in the areas where they are spread, as the government has also provided them with temporary housing shelters, where they have been supplied with basic needs, in cooperation with the NGOs.

Four US Soldiers, Several Kurdish Militants Killed in Suicide Bombing Inside Resturant in Syria's Manbij

ALEPPO, (ST)- Four US soldiers and a number of Kurdish militants were killed on Wednesday in a suicide bombing inside a resturant in the center of the Syrian city of Manbij in Aleppo Eastern Countryside.

Local sources said that an explosion took place at "Qaser al-Umaraa" Resturant in the city of Manbij, killing four US sodliers and a number of Kurdish militants and wounding several others.

Terrorists Preparing for New Chemical Attacks in Syria: Russian Source

MOSCOW– A Russian source said that terrorist organizations are preparing to carry out new attacks using chemical weapons and toxic materials against civilians and army units in Idleb.

Interfax news agency on Tuesday quoted the source as saying that terrorists are preparing a new chemical attack in Ma’aret al-Nu’man area in Idleb province, and they are storing toxic chemicals in several warehouses in Idleb province and the far northern countryside of Lattakia, according to SANA.

Syria Considers Any Attempt to Harm Its Unity as an Evident Aggression and Direct Occupation

DAMASCUS, (ST)- Syria has stressed that any attempt to harm its unity will be considered as an evident aggression and a direct occupation of its territories, a source at the Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affaris and Expatriates said in a statement to SANA on Tuesday commenting on new remarks made by President of the Turkish regime Recep Tayyib Erdogan.

Such an attempt will also be considered as a Turkish bid to spread, protect and support the international terrorism which Syria has been fighting over the past eight years, the source added.

Syria Ready to Cooperate with UN Chief’s Special Envoy to Make His Mission a Success

DAMASCUS, (ST)-Deputy Premier, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Walid al-Moallem has affirmed Syria’s readiness to cooperate with the UN Chief’s Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen to make his mission a success and help facilitate the intra-Syrian dialogue in order to reach a political solution to the crisis that leads to eliminating terrorism, ends the illegal presence of foreign troops in the Syrian territories and preserves Syria’s sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity.

Army launches precision strikes on terrorist groups in Hama countryside, foils their infiltration attempts

Hama - Army units launched precision strikes on lines of movement and infiltration of terrorist organizations in the vicinity of Hasraya town in Hama northern countryside, inflicting losses upon them in personnel and equipment, SANA said.

The army units, SANA added, foiled terrorist groups’ infiltration attempts from al-Dawrat valley in the surroundings of al-Latamina towards military posts, killing and injuring a number of their members.

Later, SANA said that army units operating in the northwestern countryside of Mharda conducted concentrated operations against the terrorists’ positions and movements in Abu Raeda al-Sharqiya village, in retaliation against their breaches of the demilitarized zone agreement.

Al-Moallem, Newly Appointed Russian Ambassador Discuss Syria-Russia Strategic Partnership

DAMASCUS, (ST)- Deputy Premier, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Walid al-Moallem on Monday met the new Russian Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador to Syria Alexander Yefimov and received a copy of his credentials.

During the meeting al-Moallem and the newly oppointed ambassador discussed the strategic partnership between Syria and Russia and ways of enhancing cooperation in all fields including the economic, political and social domains.

 The two sides also focused in their discussions on the continuity of fighting terrorism as developments in the regional and international arenas have proved the importance of this partnership and the need to boost it for the interests of the peoples of the two countries.