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President Al-Assad to Iranian minister: Setting up new projects is important

DAMASCUS, Jan.12, (ST)- President Bashar Al-Assad received on Wednesday Iranian delegation headed by Chairman of the Iranian side in the Syrian-Iranian Economic Committee Rostam Ghasemi, who occupies the position of the Minister of Road and Urban Development in Iran. 
 
According to the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA), the talks between the two sides dealt with bilateral relations between Syria and Iran in the economic field. 

Ambassador Sabbagh participates in the inauguration ceremony of the elected President of Nicaragua

Managua, (ST) - On behalf of President Bashar Al-Assad and the Government of the Syrian Arab Republic, Ambassador Bassam Sabbagh, Permanent Representative to the United Nations and non-resident Ambassador to Nicaragua, congratulated Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega on his re-election for a new presidential term.

This came during the inauguration ceremony of President Ortega and the constitutional oath, which was held yesterday in the National Assembly Square in the capital, Managua, with the participation of local and international people, and in the presence of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel, Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez, Iranian Vice President and Special Envoy of the Chinese President and representatives of heads of governments of other countries.

A telephone message from President Assad to the president of Mauritania through Dr. Mikdad


The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Dr .Mikdad carried out a telephone call with the Mauritanian Foreign Minister Cheikh Ahmad
Minister Mikdad conveyed a message from President Al Assad to the President of Mauritania Gazwani asking about his health and wishing him a speedy recovery from COVID-19.President Al Assad also hoped for prosperity for the people of Mauritania
In addition ,Dr Mikdad discussed with his counterpart bilateral relations between the two countries and ways of enhancing them.

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President Al-Assad congratulates President Putin on the new year

Damascus, (ST) - President Bashar Al-Assad sent on Thursday a congratulatory cable to the President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin on the occasion of the New Year.

The president said in the cable: “I offer heartfelt congratulations to you, on the occasion of the New Year, with my sincerest wishes that this year brings you good luck and success”.

President Al-Assad congratulates Christian denominations in Syria on Christmas

President Bashar Al-Assad on Saturday congratulated the Christian denominations in Syria on Christmas, the birth of Jesus Christ.

The President's congratulations were delivered by Minister of Presidential affairs Azzam Mansour during his visits to heads of the Christian denominations in the country, including Patriarch Youhanna X Yaziji of Antioch and All East for the Greek Orthodox, Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, Supreme Head of Universal Syriac Orthodox Church, Patriarch Yusuf Absi of Antioch and All East for the Melkite Greek Catholics, the Syriac Catholic Archbishop of Damascus Youhanna Jihad Battah and the Armenian Catholic Bishop of Damascus Joseph Arnaouti.