Political Process in Syria Discussed


DAMASCUS, (ST)- President Bashar Al-Assad received a phone call From President Vladimir Putin of the Russia.

President Putin congratulated President Assad on the liberation of Aleppo.

The phone call dealt with the coming political process in Syria.

President Assad thanked President Putin and Russia's efforts which have been the basic participant with the allies in liberating Aleppo.

President Assad asserted that the victories in Aleppo opened the door of political work in Syria and would

Many of those who used o obstruct this process to join political work and reconciliations.

Liberation of Aleppo from Terrorism Victory for Anti-terrorism Contributors

DAMASCUS,(ST)_ The liberation of Aleppo from terrorism  is not only victory for Syria, but for whoever contributes genuinely to fight terrorism, particularly for Iran  and Russia, underscored H.E. President Bashar Al-Assad.

Receiving the visiting Iranian Assistance foreign Minister for the Arab-African Affairs Hussein Jaberi Ansari, President Assad added that this liberation is also a setback  for all the states which are anti-Syrian People and which used terrorism as a means for their own interests.

Mr. Ansari, on his turn, outlined that the strategic relations binding Syria and Iran  for decades have contributed to immunize both countries and the region countries in general to encounter foreign schemes, asserting Iran's determination to develop bilateral relations with Syria providing all that is necessary as to bolster the Syrians' firmness and steadfastness against terrorism.

Talks during the meeting dealt with the latest developments, regional and international developments, where Mr. Ansari briefed H.E. President Assad on the exerted diplomatic efforts as to help in ending the terror war imposed on the Syrians, especially the latest tripartite meeting in Moscow between Iran, Russia and Turkey.

Aleppo's recent victory against terrorism is but the fundamental step on the way of elimination terrorism from all of Syrian territories securing the appropriate conditions for a solution as to end war, underlined the meeting talks.

Iran's Rouhani Congratulates President Al-Assad on Aleppo Victory

DAMASCUS, (ST)- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday congratulated President Bashar Al-Assad on the Syrian people's victory over terrorists in Aleppo.

 In a phone call, President Rouhani said "this victory is an important and basic step to uproot terrorism from all parts of Syria and to restore peace and stability nationwide."

He hailed the steadfastness of the Syrian people in confrontation of terrorism, reiterating Iran's firm and continuous support for Syria in all domains.

President Al-Assad Receives Letter from Pope Francis Stressing Vatican’s Condemnation of All Forms of Terrorism

DAMASCUS, (ST)- President Bashar Al-Assad on Monday received a letter from Pope Francis of Vatican conveyed to him by the Papal Ambassador in Damascus Cardinal Mario Zenari.

In his letter the Pope expressed his deep sympathy with the Syrian people under the critical circumstances Syria is experiencing, stressing the Vatican’s condemnation of all forms of terrorism and extremism.

He urged unifying the efforts of all countries to put an end to war in Syria and to restore the hoped-for peace to the country as to stay an example of coexistence among different religions and cultures.

President Al-Assad reiterated that Syria, as a state and people, is determined to restore security and stability nationwide and it is pressing ahead with achieving reconciliation that forms the best way to achieve this hoped-for goal.

Prophet Muhmmad's Birthday Celebrated

 DAMASCUS, (ST)_ In celebration of Prophet Muhammad's  Birthday, (PBUH), H.E. President Bashar Al-Assad participated in the religious ceremony held on this occasion at 'Abdulrahman' Mosque in Kafr Sousa.

Minister of Religious Affairs, Dr. Mohammad Abdel Sattar al-Sayyed , delivered the ceremony speech, citing the merciful human role of Prophet Muhammad to enlighten minds, bolstering the principles of equity, justice, amity and fraternity.  

Minister al-Sayyed underscored the heroic and steadfastness role of the Syrian Army, People under the leadership of President Al-Assad in fighting terrorism, and on behalf of the entire world.

Last year, on Tuesday, 22 December 2015,  H. E. President Bashar Al-Assad participated  in the religious celebration on Prophet Muhammad’s birthday anniversary at al-Akram mosque in Damascus, performing al-Ishaa prayers, led by Imam, Sheikh Adnan al-Afyoni.

Minister of Religious Endowments, Dr. Mohammad Abdel Sattar al-Sayyed, said that this year’s anniversary of Prophet Mohammad’s birthday coincides with the birthday of Jesus Christ who both have conveyed two messages from God, the first of which was a peace and love message while the second and last was a message of mercy.

He added that Syria and its people have friends, like Iran and Russia that stand by the right,” affirming ” today we farewell a fifth year of a war waged against us and a conspiracy hatched against our religion and country, but we  see the victory is shinning, the hope is brimful and the right is clear at the hands of our heroes.”

The Minister said “the last good occasion of this year is that it gathers Christmas and Prophet Mohammed’s birthday.”


Dr. Mohammad Abdo Al-Ibrahim

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