Humanitarian Situation in Syria Worsened by Terrorist War, Economic Siege Imposed on the Syrians

DAMASCUS, (ST)-President Bashar Al-Assad has stressed that the terrorist war and the economic siege imposed on the Syrian people have worsened the humanitarian situation in Syria, according to the Syrian Presidency facebook page.

During his meeting on Tuesday with the Head of International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Francesco Rocca and the accompanying delegation, President Al-Assad said the Syrian State, with all its institutions, continues to do all things that would alleviate the Syrian citizens’ suffering, caused by the inhuman and immoral acts committed by the terrorist organizations, including the enhancement of cooperation with IFRC.

Those who support terrorism have no right to talk about peace: President Assad

DAMASCUS, (ST)_ The war on  terrorism is ongoing and is to end only through the elimination of the last terrorist in Syria; underscored H.E. President Bashar Al-Assad, citing the accomplished important measures in eliminating the main centers of Daesh.

In a question-answer briefing following his talks with the visiting Russian official and economic delegation chaired by Russian Deputy Prime Minister, Dmitry Rogozin, Daesh is part of  terrorism but not all  terrorism. There are still other terrorist groups like al-Nusra and many others and with Western baking, added H.E. President Assad.

"Whoever works under the leadership of a foreign country against his country, his Army, and his people is a traitor, especially those who work with the Americans." H.E. President Assad said in reply to a questions about those stand with  terrorism backers against Syria.

In reply to another question, President Assad blasted some sides in the foreign backed oppositions as dancing to the music of those who pay more of dollars, once paid a one-dollar banknote would give a certain voice, and once paid a 10 dollar banknote would give multi voices with different tunes.

Russian Role in Fighting Terrorism Highlighted

LATTAKIA, (ST)_ H.E. President Bashar Al-Assad met at Khmeimim Airbase  Monday morning H.E. President  President Vladimir Putin of Russia.

Presidents Assad and Putin reviewed the military forces at the Airspace, where President Putin ordered the start of preparations for the withdrawal of the Russian Forces from Syria.

President Assad thanked President Putin for the active participation of Russia in fighting terrorism in Syria, asserting that the Syrian People will never forget what the Russian military personnel whose blood was mixed with the blood of the martyrs of the Syrian Arab Army have done in encountering terrorism.

President Assad Issues Law on 2018 State Budget Set at SYP 3,187 Billion

DAMASCUS – President Bashar Assad issued on Sunday law no. 43 for 2017 on setting the state general budget for the 2018 fiscal year.

The law set the allocations of the state general budget at SYP 3,187 billion distributed as indicated in the table of expenditures accompanying the law, according to SANA.

President al-Assad participates in religious celebration on Prophet Mohammad’s Birthday occasion

Damascus - President Bashar al-Assad participated on Wednesday in a religious celebration, held by the Ministry of Islamic endowments, on the occasion of Prophet Mohammad’s birthday at al-Afram mosque in Damascus.

The president performed al-Isha prayers, led by Imam Adnan al-Afyouni, the Mufti of Damascus and its countryside, SANA reported.

Minister of Endowments Mohammad Abdul-Sattar Assayed said that Prophet Mohammad was sent for the good and mercy of humanity to enlighten the whole world.

He referred to the political and religious reforms that have been realized in Syria, affirming that the Syrian people have supported the Syrian Arab army in the war against terrorism, this support that gave birth to a great victory under the leadership of President Bashar al-Assad.

The celebration was concluded by a prayer for Sheikh al-Afyouni who supplicated God to keep Syria and its army safe.