Al-Assad Receives Russian Delegation
Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad receives the Special Envoy of Russian President Vladimir Putin to Syria and the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister.
Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad received on Sunday, Vladimir Putin's special envoy to Syria, Alexander Lavrentiev, and Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vershinin along with an accompanying delegation.
During their meetings, the parties addressed collaboration, including counter-terrorism and economic and commercial ties. They also reviewed the current regional and global events, as well as the situation on the ground in Syria.
Lavrentiev and Vershinin expressed that their visit is part of Putin's directives to strengthen cooperation and work with Syria.
The delegation reiterated Russia's readiness to contribute to the reconstruction process and rehabilitation of infrastructure destroyed by terrorism, as well as partnering in investments to contribute to the revitalization of the Syrian economy.
Al-Assad discussed recent regional developments, the most prominent of which is the US withdrawal from Afghanistan, noting that the withdrawal of the US and its allies in the region requires neighboring countries to strengthen security and map the region's future without external interference.
The meetings also touched on the scheduled drafting process for a new constitution in Syria, emphasizing the importance of continuing the political track in order to reach consensus and preserving Syria's sovereignty and territorial integrity.
A new round of Syrian Constitutional Committee talks will be launched on Monday.