President Putin congratulated President Assad on the liberation of Aleppo.
The phone call dealt with the coming political process in Syria.
President Assad thanked President Putin and Russia's efforts which have been the basic participant with the allies in liberating Aleppo.
President Assad asserted that the victories in Aleppo opened the door of political work in Syria and would
Many of those who used o obstruct this process to join political work and reconciliations.
On October 19th, 2016, Presidents Assad and Putin discussed the latest developments relating the fight against terrorism and the political efforts exerted to solve the crisis in Syria.
During a phone conversation, Putin affirmed Russia's firm stance on Syria based on fighting terrorism and maintaining Syria's territorial integrity.
President Al-Assad thanked President Putin for his countries efforts at the international arena despite the pressure put on Moscow by some countries to force it change its stances.
President Al-Assad affirmed Syria's determination to fight terrorism in parallel with efforts to attain national reconciliation and seek activating the political track to solve the crisis in Syria.
On May 5, 2016, the noble stances of the Federal Republic of Russia and its commendable help for the Syrian People as to encounter terrorism are but the normal non-stop merits of the Russian People in encountering oppressions, aggressions standing by the just causes of the people, H.E. President Bashar Al-Assad underscored.
In a congratulatory cable to H.E. President Vladimir Putin of Russia, on the 71th Anniversary of Victory Day, marking the capitulation of Nazi Germany in 1945, President Assad , on behalf of the Syrian People and of his own, voiced the most sincere congratulations to President Putin and to the friendly Russian People on this occasion, for which the Russian People paid a very high cost, but recorded in the history the legend of steadfastness and victory as to inspire generations throughout ages.
The Syrian City of Aleppo today, like all Syrian cities, embraces the hero Stalingrad with a pledge as to accept nothing less than defeating this aggression achieving ultimate victory in the interest of Syria, the region and the world, though of the fierce aggression and of the barbarity of aggressors, not to mention the bulk of sacrifices and sufferings, added President Assad.
On February 24th, 2016, H.E. President Bashar Al-Assad reiterated the readiness of the Government of the Syrian Arab Republic as to implement the then concluded Russian-US agreement regarding the cessation of hostilities in Syria
In a phone conversation, President Vladimir Putin of Russia and President Assad underscored importance for the continued fight against the terrorist ISIS, al-Nusra and other terrorist organizations.
President Putin's Office issued a statement noting that the two leaders discussed various aspects of the Syrian conflict in the context of implementing the Russian-US statement (Russia and the United States being co-chairs of the International Syria Support Group) on cessation of hostilities in Syria starting on February 27, 2016.
Mr. al-Assad assessed the proposals contained in the statement as an important step towards political settlement and confirmed the Syrian government’s readiness to facilitate the ceasefire’s implementation.
Mr. Putin and Mr. al-Assad stressed at the same time the need to continue the uncompromising fight against ISIS, Jabhat al-Nusra and other groups on the UN Security Council’s list of terrorist organizations.
Dr. Mohammad Abdo Al-Ibrahim