Damascus, SANA-President Bashar al-Assad received on Saturday a message from Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi conveyed by Iraqi National Security Adviser Faleh al-Fayad.
The message concentrated on the developments of relations between the two countries and the necessity of continuing coordination between them on all levels, particularly in regards to combating terrorism and the cooperation in this regards, especially along borders between the two states.
During the meeting, President al-Assad underlined that good relations with Iraq and the standing cooperation in the fight against terrorism have formed a powerful factor for both countries in their war against terrorism.
President al-Assad affirmed the importance of continuing this cooperation and coordination until eliminating the remaining of terrorist cells in some Syrian and Iraqi regions.
Viewpoints were also exchanged about the latest developments on the regional and international arenas.
President al-Assad stressed that the positive events witnessed in the region, particularly on the level of restoring security and stability in the majority of Syrian and Iraqi cities affirm that the will of people in the region in keeping sovereignty of their regions was more powerful than the external plots.
Al-Fayad, for his part, said that the success of the Iraqi people in confronting terrorism and the victories achieved by Syria and its capability of restoring security and defeating terrorism in the majority of its territories, the latest of which was the entry of the Syrian army to Manbij, are all good indications for the whole region.
Talks during the meeting dealt with bilateral relations between the two brotherly states and means of developing them in all domains in the interest of the Syrian and Iraqi people.