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.

President Al-Assad: Syrian-Russian High-Level Coordination Enhanced Syria's Steadfastness in Confrontation of Terrorism

DAMASCUS, (ST)- President Bashar Al-Assad has stressed that the Syrian-Russian joint action and high-level coordination in all domains, mainly militarily and politically, have been among the key factors that enhanced Syria's steadfastness in the face of terrorism and that contributed to achieving successive victories against Daesh and Jabhat al-Nusra terror organizations and other terrorist groups.

President Al-Assad was speaking during his meeting on Tuesday with Russia's Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu, who affirmed his country's determination to continue the fight against terrorism alongside the Syrian Arab Army in order to complete the liberation of the Syrian territories from terrorism and to maintain Syria's sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity.

President Al-Assad: Syria's Strong Relation with Iran, Iraq Enhanced Further during the War on Terrorism

DAMASCUS, (ST)- President Bashar Al-Assad has underscored that Syria's strong relation with both Iran and Iraq has been enhanced further during the war on terrorism and its supporters in which the blood of the Syrian hero soldiers was mixed with that of the Iranian and Iraqi soldiers.

President Al-Assad made the remarks during his meeting on Monday with Chief of the General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, Major General Mohammad Baqeri, and the Chief of Staff of the Iraqi Army, Lieutenant General Othman al-Ghanmi, and their accompanying delegations. The meeting was attended by Syria's Defense Minister, Gen. Ali Abdullah Ayyoub.

The meeting proves that Syria, Iran and Iraq are in the same battle and trench against the same enemy, President Al-Assad said, hailing the meeting as being "a meeting for the principles, mainly dignity and honor, which distinguish our peoples and of which we are proud."