Damascus, SANA- Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Dr. Fayssal Mikdad, discussed with WFP Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa Corinne Fleischer, and the accompanying delegation, developments related to food security in the region and the world, and the impact of terrorism and multifaceted international crises on the availability of foodstuffs in various regions of the world.
During the meeting, Mikdad stressed the need for the United Nations to play its role in stopping the violations of US occupation forces in Syrian al-Jazeera and their looting of the Syrian oil and wealth, in addition to exposing Western sanctions and practices which have costed the Syrians more than $ 100 billion as direct and indirect losses.
Mikdad affirmed that the Syrian government will continue to do all its efforts to secure the Syrians’ needs and to provide all facilitations for the work of international organizations operating in the country to meet the Syrians’ needs and achieve goals of development and early recovery, according to the relevant resolutions of the Security Council and the UN
In turn, Fleischer presented the latest activities and projects carried out by WFP in Syria, and some of the plans it is implementing to ensure that aid reaches those who are in need.
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