The president performed al-Isha prayers, led by Imam Adnan al-Afyouni, the Mufti of Damascus and its countryside. Continue reading
The official opposition in Syria on Thursday insisted President Bashar al-Assad play no role in the interim under any UN-sponsored peace deal. Continue reading
Deputy Foreign and Expatriates Minister Fayssal Mikdad stressed that the summit meeting between President Bashar al-Assad and President Vladimir Putin is one of the most important meetings as it came before holding the tripartite summit in Sochi city in Russia and it conveyed a message that Russia stands by Syria and consults with it on sensitive issues.
In an interview with the Syrian TV on Wednesday, Mikdad commented on Sochi statement, saying that the language of the statement affirms the political sides which “we have dealt with over the past years, and it deals with issues of combating terrorism and the bases set to accomplish the political process.”
Answering a question on the UN role in the future political process in Syria, Mikdad said “We support the role of the UN in case it respects its Charter which embodies the sovereignty and the independence of the states and the noninterference in their internal affairs…when the UN practices its role on these bases we welcome it.”
“The committee to discuss constitution during the coming National Dialogue Congress in Sochi doesn’t have an official nature and it is a brainstorming process as the Syrian Arab Republic discusses its constitution according to the constitutional mechanisms adopted by the laws in force similar to the parliamentary elections which are conducted according to a constitutional mechanism and the ballot boxes,” Mikdad added.
He clarified that the battel against terrorism has almost reached the end and the remnants of Jabhat al-Nusra and Daesh terrorists and the groups affiliated to them will naturally decline, asserting that the battel will continue till fully eliminating terrorism.
Mikdad called upon the states which are part of the illegal US-led coalition to withdraw from it, calling upon the US at the same time to stop its operations in Syria and withdraw its forces from it, and to combat terrorism according to the recognized international mechanism.
On November 20, Russian President Vladimir Putin held a meeting with his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, the Kremlin press service said in a statement. Continue reading
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs, Hossein Jaberi Ansari, has met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus. Continue reading
The Syrian President Bashar al Assad admitted the possibility of amending the country’s constitution. He stressed that SAA and its allies successes create the basis for political solution of the Syrian crisis. Continue reading
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad welcomed today a Russian delegation in which the parties called for the strengthening of cooperation between the two countries in areas such as oil, gas, phosphate, transport and pharmaceutical industry. Continue reading
The Syrian President Bashar Assad on September 17 met Italian parliamentary delegation led by Member of the Senate, Senator Mario Romani in Damascus.
In a letter to Iran’s Supreme Leader, Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad thanked Iran’s support to fight against terrorism and break Deir ez Zor’s siege.