H.E. President al-Assad: the fight against terrorism is but the priority

 DAMASCUS, (ST)_ H.E. President Bashar Al-Assad reiterated Syria's continued work with the UN Envoy, Staffan De Mistura, providing every support and cooperation as to make success of his mission in the interest of the Syrians for a solution that would rid them from terrorism and eliminate all of its affiliated organizations with their different names.

Receiving  De Mistura Thursday, President Al-Assad underlined that the success of Di Mistura in his mission is but the success for Syria and its People.

The fight against terrorism is but the priority, declared H.E. President Al-Assad, asserting that terrorism has become the biggest danger threatening all.

Whatever progress in fighting terrorism would contribute to backing national reconciliations which so far were a success in Syrian regions as a launching pad for an all-out Syrian-Syrian dialogue, President Al-Assad pointed out.

The meeting was held in a positive climate, especially regarding the implementation of UNSC resolution 2170, where viewpoints were in agreement on the importance of this anti-terrorism resolution and the necessity to correctly implement it.

The UN Envoy asserted that he would spare no effort as to work with all sides inside as wel as outside Syria for the finding of a peaceful solution for the crisis in Syria through a political process in parallel with the combating of terrorism and pursuance of national reconciliations.

De Mistura held earlier  talks with Foreign and Expatriates Minister,  Walid al-Moallem, as well with his deputy, Dr. Faisal al-Miqda, where the talks focused at with the priority of combating terrorism, particularly the terrorism of the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Sham (ISIS) and Jabhat al-Nusra in addition to all terrorist organizations, draining its resources and pressing the countries supporting it to stop the financing, arming and training terrorists and implementing the items of Security council resolution No. 2170.

Minister  al-Moallem said that and the will of the Syrian people would determine their future and destiny, adding  the Syrian people have elected their president and leadership, so  all should respect this.

M. Al-Ibrahim




President al-Assad Accepts Credentials of Belarus Ambassador to Syria

DAMASCUS.(ST)_ President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday accepted the credentials of Alexander Ponomarev as ambassador of the Republic of Belarus to Syria.

Then, President al-Assad received Ambassador Ponomarev, exchanged talks with him and wished him success in his duties.

The ceremony held for this purpose was attended by Walid al-Moallem, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates and Mansour Azzam, Minister of Presidential Affairs.

The ambassador was received and seen off at the People's (al-Chaab) Palace in the usual ceremonies.

T. Fateh

cooperation and coordination with Iran at the economic level to be bolstered

 DAMASCUS, (ST)_ The Syrian People do welcome Iran's willingness to contribute to reconstruction process in Syria as well as the willingness of other friendly countries, underscored H.E. President Bashar Al-Assad here Wednesday.

During his meeting with Engineer Rustom Qassimi, Chairman of the Syrian-Iranian Economic Development Committee, H.E. President Al-Assad pointed out that the Syrian People highly appreciate Iran's stance by Syria in confronting the schemes targeting the region people and their joint interests.

President Al-Assad: security, war against terrorist organizations and reconciliations

 DAMASCUS, (ST)_Security and war against terrorist organizations in parallel with continued national reconciliations should be the priority for the newly-formed government, underscored H.E. President Bashar Al-Assad.

Chairing a Cabinet meeting following the taking of the Constitutional Oath by its members, H.E. President Al-Assad pointed out to the remarkable achievements by the Syrian Armed Forces against terrorism ,calling on the government to learn by the lessons of the past phase as to evade the negatives. 

''the success of the government depends on gaining the citizens' trust through transparency, credibility and the citizen participation individually as well as through institutions and through the respect for the citizens' mind and dignity,'' added H.E. President Bashar Al-Assad.

H.E. President Bashar Al-Assad's 2014 Inauguration Speech

  DAMASCUS, (ST)_ H.E. President Bashar Al-Assad Takes the Constitutional Oath for a New 7-year Presidential Term.

President Bashar Hafez Al-Assad was declared as the winner in Syria's June multi-candidate elections.

President Bashar Al-Assad won a third 7-year presidential term with the absolute majority: 10 million, 319 thousand and 723 voters voted President Al-Assad with an 88,7 percentage.