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Assad: Russian-Turkish deal on Syria is temporary  

Assad: Russian-Turkish deal on Syria is temporary  

Syrian President Bashar Assad described the Russian-Turkish deal on Syria as good and a temporary arrangement. "Russia strictly adheres to the principle of preserving Syria's sovereignty and territorial …

U.S. introduces Russia and Turkey sanctions bill

U.S. introduces Russia and Turkey sanctions bill

U.S. senators introduced legislation that would slap sanctions on Russia following its support for Syrian President Bashar Assad, senator Bob Menendez wrote on Twitter. The bill, from Sens. Jim Risch and Bob Menendez, …

Pope Francis sends Syria's Assad letter

Pope Francis sends Syria's Assad letter

Pope Francis’s envoy told Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in a meeting of the Pope’s concerns for the humanitarian situation in northwest Syria, a Vatican spokesman said today. Cardinal Peter Kodwo …

Russia to lease Syrian port of Tartus

Russia to lease Syrian port of Tartus

In the coming weeks, Russia will lease the seaport of Tartus in Syria for 49 years for transport and economic purposes, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov said after a meeting with Syrian President Bashar Assad. He noted that …

 Zarif and Assad discuss Astana process progress

Zarif and Assad discuss Astana process progress

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad shortly after arriving in Damascus at his invitation. During their meeting, Zarif and Assad discussed the …

 Assad: Syria facing economic siege

Assad: Syria facing economic siege

Syria was suffering an economic siege, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said at the meeting with Chinese assistant foreign minister Chen Xiaodong in Damascus. "The war on Syria has taken on a new …

Why Assad visits Iran

Why Assad visits Iran

Trying to alienate Damask from Tehran - it’s all wishful thinking, experts says

Syrian kaleidoscope

Syrian kaleidoscope

Actions of the United States and its constantly changing position cause serious concern among main players in Syria

Russia managed to save Assad as president, London says

Russia managed to save Assad as president, London says

Britain is resigned to Syrian President Bashar al Assad remaining in power and Russia gaining a new sphere of influence in the region, the foreign secretary has signalled, Sky News reports. But, speaking exclusively to Sky News, Jeremy …

Assad reveals primary goal of terrorists in Syria

Assad reveals primary goal of terrorists in Syria

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad affirmed that food security ensured by the agricultural sector is one of the key factors that consolidated Syria’s independent decision over the past decades. Therefore, according …

Assad holds meeting with liberated Syrians

Assad holds meeting with liberated Syrians

Syrian President Bashar Assad met with residents of the Syrian province of Suwayda, liberated from the captivity of ISIS terrorists. "This is the last group of freed hostages, but no one has forgotten and will …

Putin and Assad discuss supply of S-300 systems to Syria

Putin and Assad discuss supply of S-300 systems to Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin has discussed with Syria’s President Bashar Assad the supply of Russia’s S-300 air defense systems to Syria, the Kremlin’s press-service said. "The Russian president informed …