President Al-Assad: Europe’s wrong polices in the Middle East are behind its current suffering from the refugee crisis and terrorism

President Bashar Al-Assad on Saturday received Thierry Mariani, member of the European Parliament (MEP) and member of the French National Rally Party, and the accompanying delegation.

Talks dealt with developments in Syria and the region.

President Al-Assad answered questions by the delegation members on the situation on the ground in Syria and the difficult circumstances the Syrian people are experiencing due to the unfair sanctions and the blockade imposed by the west on them.

President Al-Assad stressed the importance of dialogue at the parliamentary level as well as at the cultural level with the aim of analyzing and understanding the developments and changes taking place in the region and the world.

He affirmed the importance of visits by parliamentary and cultural delegations to Syria and the region so that they can see things as they are on the ground and so that these delegations can link between political statements and reality, because Europe’s current suffering from the refuge crisis and from terrorism and extremism has been caused by its wrong policies in the Middle East.

President Al-Assad receives a letter from Iraqi Prime Minister dealing with the Neighboring Countries Conference

President Bashar Al-Assad on Monday received a message from the Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi dealing with the Iraqi Neighboring Countries Summit, scheduled to be held late this month in Baghdad, and with the importance of the Syrian-Iraqi coordination on this conference.

The message was conveyed to President Al-Assad by Head of the Popular Mobilization Forces in Iraq Faleh al-Fayyad during a meeting on Monday in Damascus.

President al-Assad issues law on the Rights of the Child

President Bashar Al-Assad issued on Sunday Law No. 21 for the year 2021 on the Rights of the Child.

The new law aims to strengthen the role of the state in public and private institutions in protecting and caring for the child and ensuring the child's upbringing, development, and scientific, cultural, psychological and social rehabilitation, to build his personality and enable him to contribute to all areas of development.

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President Al-Assad meets newly appointed government, specifies priorities of its work

President Bashar Al-Assad on Saturday held a meeting with members of the new government, led by Prime Minister, Eng. Hussein Arnous, after they were sworn in.

 During the meeting, President Al-Assad stressed that "priority during the previous period was given to restoring security. Today priority is given to production and job opportunities as production is necessary for continuous stability, particularly after most of the Syrian territories have been liberated from terrorism."

He urged partnership between the government and the people's commissions and initiatives, as well as individuals and specialists to achieve the hoped for success, because expanding the people's participation means having more ideas that can reduce efforts and help decision makers reach a solution, calling for adopting transparency as a principle and for sharing information with citizens.

President Al-Assad offers condolences to his Algerian counterpart over victims of wildfires

DAMASCUS, (ST)_President Bashar Al-Assad sent on Thursday a cable of condolences and sympathy to his Algerian counterpart Abdelmadjid Tebboune  and the Algerian people over the victims of wildfires that have torn through  several areas in Algeria over the past  days. 
 
The president said in the cable:” We feel pain over the disastrous incident that affected brotherly Algeria due to the wildfires in the state of Tizi Ouzou and claimed the lives of many victims of civilians and soldiers.. We in the Syrian Arab Republic share you the feelings of sorrow and pain.”