President Al-Assad: confronting takfiri thinking a must

DAMASCUS, (ST)_ The elimination of terrorism necessitates first and foremost confronting takfiri thinking exported by some countries as well as exerting efficient pressures on the sides involved in the financing and arming terrorists and facilitating their passage, underscored H.E. President Bashar Al-Assad.

Receiving a Russian Parliamentarian delegation chaired by  Mr. Ilyas Umakhanov, Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of Russian Federation, H.E. President Al-Assad called for serious efforts as to achieve the above stated objective and not for propaganda and just for showing off efforts.

H.E. President Al-Assad voiced the Syrians' appreciation for the principled policies of the Russian Federation in support of the stability of countries and of their independent decisions, asserting the importance of continued coordination between Syria and Russia at all levels, particularly at the parliamentarian level as to confront terrorism and extremist ideas, strange to our societies.

The Russian Parliamentarian delegation reiterated Russia's continued stances by the Syrian People in bolstering of its steadfastness against terrorism.

Russia has been committed to international laws, respecting the sovereignty and integrity and independency of states.

M. Al-Ibrahim