Wednesday, June 23

Politics

Foreign Ministry: Attempts of fabricating chemical scenario in Idleb won’t affect Syria’s stance in combating terrorism

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Damascus, Foreign and Expatriates Ministry affirmed that attempts of terrorist groups to fabricate a paly using chemical weapons in Idleb province to accuse the Syrian Arab Army of the act, are guided and supported by the US, some Western countries and Turkish intelligence services.An official source at the Ministry said in statement on Tuesday that the terrorist organizations and terrorists of White Helmets group and their supporters on the field ground and at the international forums have not stopped preparing for terrorist acts through preparations to stage chemical weapon play in some areas of Idleb and Hama provinces with the aim of accusing the Syrian Arab Army of the act.The source clarified that the acts of terrorist organizations, with their different names, are done upon orders a...

Saudi Arabia to Host ALECSO Executive Council Virtual Meeting on July

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Riyadh, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is set to host the virtual meeting of the Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO).As many as 21 member states will take part, in the virtual gathering, due to the Coronavirus pandemic.The meeting is set to take place on July 8, in order to discuss a number of issues that would best serve realizing the organization's objectives.This is the second time that the Kingdom will host a meeting for ALECSO, 40 years after it hosted it for the first time in the city of Taif in 1979.Source: Saudi Press Agency

Syrian- Russian talks on expanding economic cooperation

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Damascus, Session of official talks between Syria and Russia was held on Tuesday at the Cabinet building.The talks were headed by Minister of Presidential Affairs Mansour Azzam of the Syrian side, and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov of the Russia side.Expanding areas of joint cooperation and following up on the implementation signed agreements were discussed during the session, and laying the appropriate groundwork in preparation for the 13th session of the Syrian-Russian Joint Committee for Trade, Economic, Technical and Scientific Cooperation, as well as overcoming the difficulties encountered in joint action and finding solutions to them.The talks also included economic, trade, industrial, agriculture, investment, customs, energy, maritime transport, railways, communications,...

Syrian-Iraqi talks to develop bilateral cooperation in transport field

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Damascus, Minister of Transport, Zuhair Khuzaim discussed with Iraqi Minister of Industry and Minerals, Manhal Aziz al-Khabbaz means to enhance bilateral relations in transport sector and mechanisms for developing trade exchange between Syria and Iraq.During a meeting which was held at the Ministry of Transport in Damascus on Sunday, participants discussed mechanisms of mutual coordination, situation of joint Syrian- Iraqi company, and the importance to facilitate work of drivers and trucks, and transfer goods smoothly between the two countries.Minister Khuzaim reviewed the most important developments which have been completed after the systematic sabotage caused by terrorist organizations to the transport sector, especially railways, road networks and airports. He stressed the importance ...

KSrelief Supervisor General Meets with Japanese Ambassador

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Riyadh, Advisor at the Royal Court and Supervisor General of King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Rabeeah met in Riyadh today with Japanese Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Iwai Fumio.During the meeting, they discussed issues of mutual interest related to humanitarian and aid affairs and ways of enhancing them.For his part, the Ambassador praised KSrelief's distinguished humanitarian and relief projects and programs in different countries and peoples in need around the world. He also commended relations between the two countries.Source: Saudi Press Agency

Grospic calls for standing by Syria in the face of unilateral coercive measures

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Prague, Head of the Czech Parliamentary Group for Friendship with Syria Stanislav Grospic has called for standing by Syria in the face of the “criminal” unilateral coercive measures imposed on its people.In a statement to SANA’s correspondent in Prague on Thursday, Grospic said that the immorality of these sanctions is quite clear in banning the arrival of medicines and health equipment to Syria, which is considered a shame.He pointed out that many American and European politicians have not yet abandoned the colonial view and their chaotic thinking towards sovereign countries, calling for confronting this policy and expressing the solidarity with Syria through taking practical steps in this regard.Source: Syrian Arab News Agency