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President Al-Assad, Borisov Discuss Boosting Syrian-Russian Cooperation, Efforts to Implement Signed Agreements

DAMASCUS, (ST)- President Bashar Al-Assad and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yori Borisov discussed in a meeting on Saturday all-out cooperation between Syria and Russia as well as the agreements signed between the two countries within the framework of the Syrian-Russian Joint cooperation Committee in the domains of energy, industry and trade.

 Borisov, who is the head of the Russian-Syrian joint committee for trade, economic, scientific and technical cooperation, reviewed the phases of implementing the agreements signed between the two countries and the obstacles that delay completing the implementation process. He expressed satisfaction over the steps achieved in this regard to further enhance bilateral ties.

President Al-Assad and Borisov discussed mechanisms to eliminate all the obstacles facing cooperation be they administrative elements or obstacles caused by the sanctions imposed on the Syrian people by their enemies.

President Al-Assad, Lavrentiev Stress Continuous Coordination to Reach Positive Results in Forthcoming Astana Talks

DAMASCUS, (ST)-President Bashar Al-Assad and the Russian President’s Special Envoy to Syria Alexander Lavrentiev have stressed the importance of continuous coordination on all issues to be discussed in the forthcoming Astana talks on Syria in order to reach positive results that achieve the aspirations of the Syrian people, on the top of which are the elimination of terrorism and the restoration of peace and stability to all the Syrian territories.

US Policies Won't Stop Iran and Syria from Defending their Peoples' Interests

DAMASCUS, (ST)- President Bashar Al-Assad has reaffirmed Syria's condemnation of the US blacklisting of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Crops (IRGC), stressing that this irresponsible move is  part of the wrong US policies which constitute a main cause of instability in the region.      

President  Al-Assad made the remarks during his meeting on Tuesday with Iranian Foreign Minister  Mohammad Javad Zarif and the accompanying delegation.

President al-Assad also extended his heartfelt condolences to the Iranian people and to families of the victims of the floods which recently hit a number of Iranian provinces.

President Al-Assad: Enhancing Syria-Iraq Cooperation Necessary to Completely Eliminate Terrorism

DAMASCUS, (ST)-President Bashar Al-Assad has reiterated that developments in the regional and international arenas make it necessary for both Syria and Iraq to take all procedures to preserve their sovereignty and independent decision in the face of the schemes of division and chaos plotted by  the two countries’ enemies.   

President Al-Assad made the remarks during his meeting on Sunday with Iraq’s National Security Adviser Faleh al-Fayyad. The meeting focused on the need to boost bilateral ties between the two countries in all domains.

President al-Assad to Arreaza: What is going on in Venezuela is similar to what happened in Syria and it aims at controlling states

Damascus – President Bashar al-Assad on Thursday received Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza and the accompanying delegation.

President al-Assad was briefed on the latest developments taking place in Venezuela by Minister Arreaza, as he expressed confidence that Venezuela will overcome the crisis that it is currently facing and restore the state of stability soon enough, SANA reported.

President al-Assad pointed out that the policies adopted by some western states, on top of which, the USA towards what is going on in Venezuela in terms of their blatant interference in the Latin state’s affairs and their imposing economic siege and sanctions on it have become an approach they adopt with all states that do not agree with their policies.