People’s Assembly, Russian Federal council discuss cooperation

Moscow, SANA- A joint expanded meeting was held at the Russian Federal Council HQ via video between the Russian Council, Syrian people’s Assembly and Syrian-Russian Friendship Parliamentary Group.

Talks during the virtual meeting dealt with means of increasing parliamentary cooperation in addition to cooperation in the humanitarian field and scientific research.

The Russian side was chaired by member of the Federation Council Committee on Defense and Security, Sergey Muratov, with the participation of Deputy Speaker of the Federation Council  Konstantin Kosachev, , members of the Federation Council and the Russian Ambassador in Damascus, Alexander Efimov.

Kosachev said that cooperation with Syria constitutes a very important element in the work of the members of the Russian Federation Council, stressing that Syria’s firm stance that rejects any concessions to its sovereignty is an additional factor for rapprochement between the peoples of the two countries.

For his part, Deputy Speaker of the people’s Assembly Mohammad Akram al-Ajlani, affirmed Syria’s support for the Russian special military operation, which aims to protect the residents of Donbass, disarm Ukraine and uproot Nazism from it.

For his part, Syrian Ambassador in Moscow, Riad Haddad, reaffirmed Syria’s support for the Russian Federation, its people, army and leadership in its efforts aimed at restoring the lost balance in the world, correcting the course of history, defending higher values, international law, and respecting the sovereignty of states.

Nisreen Othman/ Mazen Eyon

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