​​​​​​​Al-Assad meets with Russian delegation in Damascus

Bashar Al-Assad received a Russian delegation consists of the Ministries of Defense and Foreign Affairs, headed by the Special Envoy of the Russian President, Alexander Lavrentiev.

The Syrian Presidency mentioned in a statement on its Facebook page on Thursday that the meeting centered around the international conference on refugees which is supposed to be held in Damascus next month, and the efforts made by the two sides to prepare for this conference to come out with positive results that contribute to alleviating the suffering of Syrian refugees and allowing them to return to their homeland and their normal life, especially in light of what has been achieved in terms of restoring security and stability to most of the Syrian lands."

The Syrian Presidency's statement said: "The talks touched upon the challenges facing the conference, especially the attempts of some countries to prevent its holding and thwart it, or to exert pressure on countries willing to participate in it."


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