President al-Assad meets Lavrentiev… talks deal with Syrian-Russian strategic relations

Damascus, SANA- President Bashar al-Assad received on Thursday Russian President’s Special Envoy for Syria, Alexander Lavrentiev, and an accompanying delegation.

Talks during the meeting dealt with bilateral ties and means of enhancing Syrian-Russian strategic relations in all domains.

The talks also tackled the developments on regional and international arena, with President al-Assad asserting that the political and media war is at its most intense and that such battles require more firmness and clarity in political stances, referring in this regard to Syria’s position in support of the Russian special military operation in Donbas.

Lavrentiev, for his part, said Russia appreciates Syria’s constructive stances from the very outset of the military operation in Ukraine, pointing out that various countries around the world nowadays believe in Russia’s victory.

“Despite big pressures, adopted by the US and its allies, they have failed to isolate Russia and Syria.,” he considered.

Moreover, Lavrentiev stressed the importance to invest the rapid developments in the world, indicating that Russia positively evaluates the joint tripartite talks held among Ministers of Defence of Syria, Russia and Turkey.

President al-Assad considered that such meetings should be coordinated between Syria and Russia in advance in order to be fruitful and produce tangible results sought by Syria, based on the national principles to end the  occupation and stop support of terrorism.

Kinda ALMahmoud / Baraa Ali/ Mazen


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