Telephone call between President al-Assad and UAE's Crown Prince

DAMASCUS, (ST)_ A telephone call was made today between President Bashar al-Assad and Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces.

President al-Assad receives Russian Defense Minister

DAMADCUS, (ST)_ President Bashar al-Assad received on Monday Russia's Minister of Defense Sergey Shoygu and the accompanying delegation.

Presidential decree granting general amnesty for crimes committed before 22/3/2020

President Bashar Al-Assad today  issued Legislative Decree No. 6 for the year 2020 granting general amnesty for crimes committed before 22/3/2020.


President al-Assad receives phone call from President Putin on latest developments in Syria

DAMASCUS, (ST)_President Bashar al-Assad  received a phone call from Russian President Vladimir Putin centered on the latest developments  in Syria.

During the call, Presidents al-Assad and President Putin reviewed the implementation of the Russian-Turkish agreements signed on March 5 to achieve stability in the region of Idleb and the recurrent  violations of these agreements by terrorist organizations in addition to the political process.

President Al-Assad issues decree delaying parliamentary elections from April 13 until May 20 within anti-coronavirus precautions

DAMASCUS, (ST)- President Bashar Assad on Saturday issued Decree No. 86 for 2020 on delaying the parliamentary elections from April 13 until May 20  within the framework of the country's precautionary measures aiming at averting the possible spread of coronavirus pandemic.

On March 3, President Al-Assad issued Decree No. 76 for 2020 that fixed April 13, 2020 as the date for holding parliamentary elections to elect members of the People's Assembly for the third legislative term.