Monday, March 8

Politics

Syrian-Venezuelan talks to enhance bilateral relations

Politics
Caracas, Syria’s ambassador to Venezuela, Khalil Bitar, discussed with Minister of Ecological Mining Development, Magaly Henríquez González, the bilateral relations between the two countries and means of developing them in the field of energy, petroleum and mines, particularly in light of the unilateral coercive measures imposed on the two countries by the imperialist powers, on top, the US. During the meeting which was hold in Syrian Chancery in Caracas, González pointed out to the possibility of Syrian companies and businessmen to invest in natural resources which are abundant in Venezuela. In a relevant context, the ambassador discussed with Vice-minister for Multilateral Issues of the People’s Power Ministry for Foreign Relations, Daniela Rodríguez prospects of strengthening and ...

Mikdad, Mashrafieh discuss means of enhancing cooperation on the return of Syrian refugees

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Damascus, Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Faysal Mikdad, received on Saturday Lebanese caretaker Social Affairs and Tourism Minister, Ramzi Mashrafieh, and the accompanying delegation. The two sides discussed means of enhancing cooperation on the return of all Syrian refugees to their homeland. The two ministers considered that this visit comes as a continuation of cooperation between the Syrian and Lebanese sides to address the issue of Syrian refugees in Lebanon, secure their voluntary return to their country, and create conditions that facilitate and encourage this return. Mikdad affirmed  that Syria welcomes the return of all refugees to their homeland and takes all measures and facilities to help create conditions that ensure a safe return and good living conditions for the...

HRC President Meets with British Prime Minister’s Special Envoy on Freedom of Religion and Belief

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Riyadh, Dr. Awwad bin Saleh Al-Awwad, President of the Human Rights Commission, discussed today with British Prime Minister's Special Envoy on Freedom of Religion and Belief Lord Ahmed of Wimbledon a number of issues of common interest between the two countries, in particular those related to human rights. During the virtual meeting, Al-Awwad highlighted the great reforms implemented by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the fields of human rights and empowering a woman with a support of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Saudi and a direct and continuous follow-up of HRH the Crown Prince.   Source: Saudi Press Agency

Jordanian FM denounces Houthi attacks on Saudi Arabia

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Al-Oyoun, Rabat, Jordanian Minister of Foreign and Expatriates Affairs Ayman Al-Safadi expressed his country's absolute denunciation of the Houthi militia attacks on the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, confirming the solidarity of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan with Saudi Arabia and the support for whatever steps it takes to protect its security and stability as well as the safety of its people. In a joint press conference with his Moroccan counterpart Nasser Buraita in the Moroccan city of Al-Oyoun today, Al-Safadi stressed the pivotal role Saudi Arabia is playing in the region, citing its support for the joint Arab action and achievement of security and stability in the Arab region. He also paid tribute to his country's relations with the GCC member countries, confirming Jordan's support for...

WEHBE AT ARAB LEAGUE COUNCIL: WE HOPE LEBANON’S EFFORTS WILL BE MET TO UNCOVER TRUTH BEHIND OIL SPILL

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Caretaker Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants, Charbel Wehbe, participated in the meetings of the Arab League Council, in its 155th regular session held in Cairo, and delivered a speech in which he uttered Lebanon's appreciation for all brotherly Arab countries and the Arab League, given the support and solidarity exhibited in the wake of the Beirut port explosion on August 4, 2020, "which enabled Lebanon to face the repercussions of the explosion and alleviate the impact of the disaster on the Lebanese." "This solidarity reflects the importance of Beirut Port as a commercial corridor to the Arab world and a contributor to its economic vitality," he stressed. "I would also like to emphasize the importance of the extraordinary session of this honorable Council, which was held on...

Chairman of Saudi Space Commission Meets with British Ambassador

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Riyadh, Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Saudi Space Commission, received at his office here today British Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Neil Crompton. During the meeting, they reviewed bilateral relations and discussed ways to enhance bilateral cooperation in the field of space and a number of issues of mutual interest.   Source: Saudi Press Agency