Sabbagh highly appreciates India’s support to Syria

DAMASCUS, DEC.2, (ST)- The Speaker of the People’s Assembly [Parliament] Hammoudah Sabbagh has described the Syrian-Indian relations as deep-rooted, affirming the importance of enhancing parliamentary relations between Syria and India to serve the interests of the two friendly countries and peoples.
Sabbagh’s remarks came during his meeting with the Indian Ambassador in Damascus Mahender Singh Kanyal on Thursday. 
He praised India’s support for Syria in the war against terrorism and at international forums, referring to the Syrian people’s suffering because of the terrorist crimes and unilateral coercive economic measures imposed on Syria.
The speaker congratulated Mr. Kanayl on assuming his mission as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of India to Syria, wishing him success in his tasks, according to the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA).
For his part, the Indian ambassador said that Syria has confronted terrorism to defend itself and the other world countries world. 
He told reporters that India  believes that the solution to the crisis in Syria should be Syrian without any external intervention in its domestic affairs.
Basma Qaddour