Putin, Al-Assad exchange cables affirming cooperation
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad exchange Christmas and New Year's greetings and affirm bilateral cooperation in various fields, including the fight against terrorism.
Russian President Vladimir Putin sent Thursday a congratulatory message to his Syrian counterpart President Bashar Al-Assad on the occasion of Christmas and New Year, SANA reported.
On its official website, the Russian Kremlin published the message in which Putin expressed his hope that the year 2022 will witness peace and stability on Syrian territory.
According to SANA, the Russian president stressed that his country will continue to support Syria in fighting international terrorism, ensuring a comprehensive political solution to the crisis and helping in the reconstruction process.
In return, Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad responded to Putin with a telegram of congratulations on the occasion of the New Year.
In his message, Al-Assad hoped that the year 2022 "would bring more success to the distinguished relations binding Syria and Russia and to the bilateral cooperation that achieves outstanding progress and leaves positive impacts on the lives of the two peoples.”