President Bashar al-Assad receives Saudi FM in Damascus

President Bashar al-Assad receives Saudi FM in Damascus

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad received Tuesday at the People’s Palace Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan and discussed with him the bilateral ties and other political international and regional files, State news agency SANA reported .

The bilateral cooperation was present in the talks in the interest of the two peoples and countries.

The Saudi minister conveyed to President al-Assad greeting of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and ‏His Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz. Crown Prince, Prime Minister along with their wishes of further security, stability and progress.

President al-Assad, in turn, sent his greetings to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, His Highness the Crown Prince and the brotherly Saudi people, stressing that the brotherhood that unites the Arabs remains the deepest of the bonds binding the Arab countries, and that the sound relations between Syria and the Kingdom are the natural state that should be, and these relations do not only constitute an interest for the two countries, but also reflect an Arab and regional interest.

President al-Assad attached great importance of the role of brotherly Arabs for several reasons, among which supporting the Syrian people, liberating all the Syrian territories, stabilizing the situation, and overcoming the consequences of the war on Syria.

His Excellency considered changing dynamics in the world entail the cooperation among Arab countries in this phase to invest such changes for the interest of people in all Arab countries.

The Saudi minister voiced his country’s confidence in the ability of Syria and its people to overcome all the war impacts and to achieve the sustainable development, stressing that the Kingdom stands by Syria and supports it to preserve its territorial integrity and restore stability and security, along with creating an environment conducive to the return of refugees and displaced persons.

The upcoming stage necessitates the return of the sound relations between Syria and the Arab States, in addition to the Arab and regional role of Syria to be better than before, bin Farhan noted.