President Al-Assad: Syrian-Iraqi Coordination Never Stopped Despite Critical Security Conditions

DAMASCUS, (ST)- President Bashar Al-Assad has stressed that the victories achieved over terrorism in Syria and Iraq are common victories for the two countries which have been fighting terrorists in a joint battlefield where the blood of the Syrian and Iraqi heroes, who made these victories, was mixed together.

President Al-Assad’s remarks were made during a meeting on Monday with Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari. Talks dealt with developments on the Syrian and Iraqi arenas as well as with regional and international situation.

President Al-Assad reiterated the importance of enhancing the historical relations between Syria and Iraq, mainly at the popular level.

Despite difficult security conditions in both countries and the foreign plots to hinder the progress of bilateral relations, coordination at all levels between the two countries has never stopped and there has been mutual understanding of what is going on in the region and the world, President Al-Assad stressed.

Determination to Eliminate Terrorism Reiterated. President Assad.


DAMASCUS, (ST)_ the preparations for the battle of Idleb caused a hysteria condition for  Western countries as the liberation of Idleb, the last fortification for terrorist organizations,  would but put an end to the war of terrorism against Syria and foil their schemes as to prolong this war, H.E. President Bashar Al-Assad outlined.

Presiding over the meeting of the Baath Arab Socialist Party (BASP) here today, President Assad, the BASP Regional Secretary General, reiterated that the Syrian Army would after the liberation of Idleb liberate the remaining areas, which also was another cause for the said hysteria.

President Assad pointed out that the latest agreement about Idleb, a temporary agreement, did bring gains on the ground with concrete territorial advances where the agreement securing of the safe zones bordering the region specified by the agreement did also spare much blood.

Syrian-Russian Bilateral Defense Relations Bolstered


DAMASCUS, (ST)_ Presidents Bashar Al-Assad and Vladimir Putin discussed in a phone conversation today the  political developments in Syria and Idlib Agreement and the know-how of its implementation.

President Assad expressed his heart-felt condolences to President Putin and the Russian   People over the martyrdom of the hero  Russian  military soldiers, who were in their noble mission fighting  terrorism in Syria before their IL 20 military plane were downed.

President Putin held during the conversation Israel the responsibility for downing the plane and informed President Assad that  Russia is to develop the Syrian Air Defense System and would deliver advanced S-300 anti-aircraft System to Syria.


 Dr. Mohamad Abdo Al-Ibrahim


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President Al-Assad Reaffirms Syria's Full Support for Iran in Confrontation of Terror Acts

DAMASCUS, (ST)- President Bashar Al-Assad on Saturday offered Condolences to his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani on the martyrdom of innocent people in the terrorist attack which targeted a military parade in the Iranian city of Ahvaz, expressing his strong condemnation of this cowardly criminal act.

President Al-Assad Offers Condolences to Russia's Putin on Martyrdom of Russian Soldiers in Il-20 Plane Crash

DAMASCUS, (ST)- President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday offered his sincere condolences to President Vladimir Putin of Russia on the martyrdom of Russian soldiers in the downing of Russia's Il-20 Plane in the Mediterranean during an Israeli missile attack on Syria.

On behalf of the Syrian people and on his own behalf, President Al-Assad expressed in his cable his deep condolences to President Putin, the Russian people and the families of victims of the Il-20 plane crash that caused the martyrdom of the Russian heroes who were doing their noble duties along with their colleagues from the Russian military forces in the fight against terrorism in Syria.

This tragic incident is the result of the smugness and arrogance of the Israeli entity which always uses most obscene means to achieve its malicious goals and to carry out its aggression against the region, the cable said.