President Al-Assad: Late Sultan Qaboos led Oman to prosperity

DAMASCUS, (ST)- President Bashar Al-Assad on Saturday sent a cable of condolences to Sultan Haitham bin Tarek al-Said of Oman in which he expressed his heartfelt condolences on the passing away of Sultan Qaboos bin Said and wished Oman and the Omani People more prosperity and progress.

President Al-Assad said in the cable that the late sultan had led Oman towards progress and prosperity and managed with wisdom to create a distinguished position for Oman among Arab countries.  

He expressed confidence in the ability of Sultan Haitham bin Tarek al-Said to continue the work to maintain the country's position and achieve more progress for the welfare of the Omani people.

President Putin arrives in Damascus and meets President Assad at the headquarters of the Russian forces assembly in Damascus

DAMASCUS, (ST)- Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Damascus on Tuesday and met President Bashar Al-Assad at the headquarters of the Russian forces assembly in Damascus.

President al-Assad to Khaji: The battle of Idlib aims at eliminating terrorism that threatens the security and safety of Syrian citizens

President Bashar al-Assad received today Ali Asghar Khaji, the Iranian Foreign Minister’s Senior Assistant for Special Political Affairs and his accompanying delegation.

Khaji briefed President Al-Assad on the latest developments of the recent Astana meeting and the discussions that took place during it, especially on the topic of the Constitution Discussion Committee and developments in the Syrian Jazeera region. During the meeting President Al-Assad referred to the attempts of other parties and countries that hinder the work of the committee in order to deviate it from its tasks and purpose.

The Iranian delegation also presented the most important points that were discussed in the recent Geneva meeting between Iran, Russia and Turkey.

Members of the delegation praised the progress of the Syrian Arab Army in the Syrian Jazeera region and congratulated President al-Assad and the Syrian people on the victories achieved by the military operation in Idlib.

President al-Assad made clear that Idlib battle aimed at eliminating terrorism that threatens the security and safety of Syrian citizens, stressing that the anti-terrorist operation is ongoing and is a priority for the Syrian state, above all else.

President Al-Assad and Russia’s Putin exchange congratulations on New Year

DAMASCUS, (ST)- President Bashar Al-Assad and President Vladimir Putin of Russia on Monday exchanged congratulations on the New year and stressed joint keenness on enhancing bilateral ties for the good of the people of the two countries.

President al-Assad receives Russian delegation

DAMASCUS, (ST)_President Bashar al-Assad received today a Russian delegation headed by Dmitry Sablin, Member of State Duma of Russia Federation. 

The President was briefed on the implementation of agreements discussed during the previous Russian delegations' visits and the ways of accelerating the implementation of these agreements for enhancing the joint relations between Syria and Russia in all fields.