President Al-Assad Receives Patriarch Irinej of Serbia

DAMASCUS, (ST)- President Bashar Al-Assad on Monday received Patriarch Irinej of Serbia and the accompanying delegation.

Partiarch of Antioch and All East for Greek Orthodox Youhanna X Yazigi attended the meeting.

President Al-Assad reiterated that Syria and Serbia's confrontation of the attempts of foreign interference, which aim to confiscate their sovereignty and harm their social fabric, constitutes a solid ground for both sides to build popular dialogue and cooperation that would establish long-term relation as to serve the interests of the Syrian and Serbian peoples

President Al-Assad: All the Syrians Are Fighting Terrorism and Extremism through Their Steadfastness

DAMASCUS, (ST)- President Bashar Al-Assad on Monday inaugurated the Awqaf Ministry's Al-Cham International Islamic Center for Confronting Terrorism and Extremism.

President Al-Assad: Syria Is for All Its People Regardless of Their Religion or Ethnicity

DAMASCUS, (ST)- President Bashar Al-Assad has stressed that Syria will continue to be for all its people  regardless of their religion or ethnicity, hailing the national role played by the Armenian Syrians in the face of the division schemes which the barbaric terrorist war waged on the country has sought to implement . 

President Al-Assad, who made the remarks during his meeting on Tuesday with Catholicos Aram I Keshishian, head of the Catholicosate of the Great House of Cilicia of the Armenian Apostolic Church, said that the barbarism of the terrorist war on Syria is reminiscent of the massacres committed by the Ottomans against the Armenian people.

President Al-Assad: Transparency Best Means to Build Effective Communication with Citizens

DAMASCUS, (ST)- President Bashar Al-Assad has stressed that the most important way for the government to build effective communication with citizens is to adopt transparency and provide information to citizens on all issues including on crises and emergency situations  that face the government and have direct impacts on citizens' life.

President Al-Assad made the remarks on Tuesday while chairing the Cabinet periodic meeting which focused on the need to put a specific mechanism and a strategy to enhance communication with Syrian citizens in the coming era.

President Al-Assad, Borisov Discuss Boosting Syrian-Russian Cooperation, Efforts to Implement Signed Agreements

DAMASCUS, (ST)- President Bashar Al-Assad and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yori Borisov discussed in a meeting on Saturday all-out cooperation between Syria and Russia as well as the agreements signed between the two countries within the framework of the Syrian-Russian Joint cooperation Committee in the domains of energy, industry and trade.

 Borisov, who is the head of the Russian-Syrian joint committee for trade, economic, scientific and technical cooperation, reviewed the phases of implementing the agreements signed between the two countries and the obstacles that delay completing the implementation process. He expressed satisfaction over the steps achieved in this regard to further enhance bilateral ties.

President Al-Assad and Borisov discussed mechanisms to eliminate all the obstacles facing cooperation be they administrative elements or obstacles caused by the sanctions imposed on the Syrian people by their enemies.