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Borisov: Work underway to prepare long-term agreement, expand cooperation with Syria

Damascus, SANA- Russian Deputy Prime Minister, Yury Borisov, affirmed his country’s continuous work to boost cooperation with Syria and support its people in addition to preparing a long-term strategic agreement to expand economic and trade cooperation between Russia and Syria. “I conveyed to President Bashar al-Assad the congratulations and appreciation of President Vladimir Putin after the major victory of the Presidential election in Syria which expresses the people’s confidence in their elected president,” Borisov said in press statements along with Minister of Presidential Affairs Mansour Azzam prior to his departure at Damascus International Airport. He described his meeting with President …

Foreign Ministry: Attempts of fabricating chemical scenario in Idleb won’t affect Syria’s stance in combating terrorism

Damascus, SANA- Foreign and Expatriates Ministry affirmed that attempts of terrorist groups to fabricate a paly using chemical weapons in Idleb province to accuse the Syrian Arab Army of the act, are guided and supported by the US, some Western countries and Turkish intelligence services. An official source at the Ministry said in statement on Tuesday that the terrorist organizations and terrorists of White Helmets group and their supporters on the field ground and at the international forums have not stopped preparing for terrorist acts through preparations to stage chemical weapon play in some areas of Idleb and Hama provinces …

Syrian- Russian talks on expanding economic cooperation

Damascus, SANA-Session of official talks between Syria and Russia was held on Tuesday at the Cabinet building. The talks were headed by Minister of Presidential Affairs Mansour Azzam of the Syrian side, and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov of the Russia side. Expanding areas of joint cooperation and following up on the implementation signed agreements were discussed during the session, and laying the appropriate groundwork in preparation for the 13th session of the Syrian-Russian Joint Committee for Trade, Economic, Technical and Scientific Cooperation, as well as overcoming the difficulties encountered in joint action and finding solutions to them. The …

Ambassador Khaddour presents credentials to UN offices at Vienna on drugs and crime, and outer space affairs

Vienna, SANA- Ambassador Hassan Khaddour, Syria’s permanent representative to the United Nations and other international organizations in Vienna, presented his credential to Executive Director of the United Nations Office at Vienna on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Ghada Waly. During the meeting which was held on Thursday , Ambassador Khaddour discussed with Waly reactivating and developing cooperation with the UN office on drug and crime in the fields of combating drug smuggling and cross-border smuggling, as well as combating terrorism and organized crime, and issues of combating human trafficking , and preventing antiquities theft and looting of historical, cultural and religious …

A stand in solidarity with Manbij people in Aleppo against QSD practices

Aleppo, SANA- Locals of Tariq al-Bab neighborhood, liberated from terrorism ,and Aleppo clans organized on Friday a stand in solidarity with people of Manbij city against the practices of QSD militia and in rejection of the US and Turkish occupation. Participants in the stand said that this mass gathering supports people of Manbij city and comes in solidarity with them against the criminal practices of QSD militants , adding they have confidence in the Syrian Arab Army who made victories. “We say to the people of Manbij, we are with you, and we will not accept half-solutions and reject sectarian …

Mikdad: Arab people should support their brothers in Syria

Damascus, SANA- Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Faysal Mikdad, received on Tuesday a delegation from the Islamic National Conference comprising heads of national parties and parliamentary and political figures from several Islamic and Arab states. Minister Mikdad briefed the delegation on the hard conditions Syria has passed through during the 10-year terrorist war launched by Western states and their agents, referring that Syria’s stance in support for issues of the Arab Nation, on top the Palestinian Cause, is one the most significant reasons that stand behind the conspiring scheme against it. Mikdad also talked about the circumstances in the Arab region, …

Deir Ezzor Water department: 67 water stations Rehabilitated and put into service since 2017

Deir-Ezzor, SANA-The drinking water sector in Deir -Ezzor province has witnessed a remarkable improvement since it was liberated from terrorism and recovered after supplying  large areas with water pumping stations that were rehabilitated and brought into service despite the extent of sabotage caused by terrorism. Director of the General Establishment  for Drinking Water in Deir Ezzor, Rabie al-Ali, said in a statement to SANA reporter that the establishment is working to secure potable water for all areas of the governorate, particularly  those liberated from terrorism, through the main and model water stations, which number 67 out of 71 stations in …

Syria participates in high-level virtual dialogue on desertification and drought

Damascus, SANA-With the participation of Syria, the United Nations General Assembly held a high-level virtual dialogue on desertification, land degradation and drought at the United Nations headquarters in New York to assess the progress made in this field and global efforts to revive and restore lands, in the presence of ministers and sides concerned in agriculture, representatives of governments, international institutions and international organizations. The dialogue, which was held on Tuesday  aims to focus the attention of the international community on land issues, encourage all member states to adopt and implement LDN (Land Degradation Neutrality )targets and national drought plans, …

US helicopters remove military and logistic supplies to their base in al-Shaddadi, south of Hasaka

Hasaka, SANA- US occupation forces continued enforcing their bases in Syrian al- Jazeera area as they transported via their military helicopters logistic materials and military equipment to their base in al- Shaddadi in Hasaka southern countryside. SANA reporter quoted local sources as saying “The atmospheres in al-Shaddadi in Hasaka southern countryside have witnessed heavy movement of US airplanes, most of them were coming from the Iraqi side, which landed on the occupation base on the sides of al-Shaddadi city carrying on board logistic enforcements and military equipment. Baraa Ali / Mazen Eyon © 2007-2020, All Rights Reserved India|Myanmar|Pakistan|Philippines|Russia|News|War

Ambassador Khaddour presents credentials to the International Anti-Corruption Academy   

                          Vienna, SANA- Ambassador Hassan Khaddour, Syria’s permanent representative to the United Nations and other international organizations in Vienna, presented his credentials to the Dean of the International Anti-Corruption Academy ( IACA) Thomas Stelzer.  During the meeting, Ambassador Khaddour expressed appreciation for the importance of the Academy’s work in providing support and capacity-building for every country seeking to combat corruption. He briefed Stelzer on the catastrophic repercussions of the years-long terrorist war on Syria, including the systematic destruction of infrastructure and the spread of corruption by countries supporting terrorism …

Syria gains two bronzes medals and a certificate of appreciation in the 2021 Asian Mathematical Olympiad

 Damascus, SANA – Syrian Scientific Olympiad team gained two bronze medals and a certificate of appreciation in the 2021 Asian Math Olympiad, which was organized by Indonesia remotely on March 9th and its results were announced today.  Distinction and Creativity Agency said in a statement that the two medals were won by students Al-Hussein Khalil from Tartous and Ali Bakour from Aleppo, while student Muhammad Fouad Al-Maeen from Aleppo received a certificate of appreciation. This is the 11th participation of the students of the Syrian Scientific Olympiad in the Asian Mathematical Olympiad, in which elite of the strongest countries compete. …

Elders and Dignitaries in Homs, Hama and Idleb condemn practices of QSD militia, terrorists linked to Turkish regime

 Homs, SANA – Elders and Dignitaries of Arab Clans and Tribes in Homs, Hama and Idleb condemned practices of QSD militia backed by US occupation and terrorist organizations linked to the Turkish regime.  During a meeting in Homs, elders and Dignitaries of Arab Clans and Tribes denounced in a statement the presence of American and the Turkish occupation forces on the Syrian lands, calling for resistance and standing together to end their presence in the country.  They also condemned the practices of QSD militia and terrorist organizations linked to Turkish regime in northern Syria, especially in the city of Manbij, …

Blood drive in Quneitra in support of army wounded personnel and thalassemia patients

Quneitra, SANA- In support of the Syrian Arab Army’s wounded personnel and thalassemia patients, Health Ministry, in cooperation with the Blood Bank of Damascus and Martyr Mamdouh Abaza Hospital in Quneitra, organized a blood drive. The participants affirmed that the blood drive came as an expression of the Syrian people’s standing by their army, stressing that drive is a national and humanitarian duty as it supports the hospital to sustain its work and provide medical and health services to patients. Director of the Hospital, Dr. Hassan Arsan told SANA reporter that the drive will contribute to providing blood samples to …

Two people killed , others injured in car bomb explosion in Afrin city , Aleppo countryside

Aleppo, SANA- Tow people were killed and others were got injured in a car bomb explosion in the vicinity in Afrin city northwest of Aleppo occupied by Turkish regime forces and its mercenaries of the terrorist organizations. Local and media identical sources said that a car bomb exploded at the junction of Kafr Janneh of Afrin, claiming the lives of two people, and injuring others, in addition to causing material damage to the place of the explosion. Nisreen Othman / Shaza Qriema © 2007-2020, All Rights Reserved India|Myanmar|Pakistan|Philippines|Russia|News|War

People of Farfara village in Hasaka countryside intercept a convoy of US occupation forces

Hasaka, SANA- In expression of their rejection of the presence of US occupation forces or any occupation force in Syrian al-Jazeera region, Peopel of Farfara village in Hasaka countryside intercepted a convoy of military vehicles of US occupation forces and QSD militia and forced it to retreat. SANA reporter in Qamishli said that the locals of Farfara village intercepted a US convoy consisting of four armored vehicles, accompanied by a car of QSD militia and threw it stones while the convoy was trying to pass near their village, causing material damage to a number of vehicles. Nisreen Othman / Shaza …

Mikdad, IFRC Secretary General discuss bolstering cooperation

Damascus, SANA- Foreign and Expatriates Minister Fayssal Mikdad on Tuesday discussed with Secretary General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Jagan Chapagain bolstering relations between Syria and IFRC within the framework of the Memorandum of Understanding clarifying the legal status of IFRC in Syria. Mikdad affirmed the need of developing those relations in various fields , pointing out to the Syrian state’s readiness to develop cooperation with IFRC and others organizations concerned for follow-up humanitarian needs of the Syrian people in a way that helps to mitigating the impacts of armed terrorist organizations’ crimes …

Syria condemns US, Western blatant interference in Nicaragua’s internal affairs

Damascus, SANA- The Syrian Arab Republic has condemned the US and Western blatant interference in the internal affairs of the Republic of Nicaragua, affirming full solidarity with the Nicaraguan people and government in the face of the US sanctions. In a statement to SANA on Tuesday, a Foreign and Expatriates Ministry official source said “The Syrian Arab Republic condemns the US and Western outrageous interference in the internal affairs of the Republic of Nicaragua which aims to undermine the security and stability in it.” The source added “The Syrian Arab Republic affirms full solidarity with the Nicaraguan people and government …

Temperatures to drop, showers expected over coastal mountains

Damascus, SANA- Temperatures will continue to drop gradually to become from 1 to 3 below average as the country is affected by a superficial low air pressure accompanied by southwestern air currents in the upper layers of the atmosphere. The skies will be partly cloudy in general with an opportunity for showers over the coastal mountains, Meteorology Department expected in its Tuesday bulletin, adding that at night, the weather will be relatively cold specifically over the mountains with an increase in surface humidity over the western regions. The wind will be westerly with a low to moderate speed with active …

Two civilians injured as QSD militia open fire on them in al-Dirbasyia, Hasaka Countryside

Hasaka, SANA- Two civilians were injured as the US occupation-backed QSD militia opened fire on them in the vicinity of al-Dirbasyia town in Hasaka northern countryside. Local sources told SANA that QSD militants opened fire at a gathering of civilians between the towns of Amouda and al-Dirbasyia near the Turkish borders, as two civilians were injured while state of panic that prevailed among the locals. The areas which are under the control of the QSD militia have been witnessing continued popular demonstrations which demand to expel the militia from the region after it has gone far in its criminal practices …

Putin, Biden to discuss situation in Syria, Libya at Geneva Summit, Ushakov says

Moscow, SANA- Russian President’s Assistant, Yuri Ushakov, said that Russian President, Vladimir Putin will discuss with his US counterpart, during a summit scheduled to be held on Wednesday in Geneva, the situation in Syria, Libya and Afghanistan, in addition to several other issues. Commenting on the meeting’s agenda, Sputnik quoted Ushakov as saying that “the two sides will discuss the status and prospects for developing Russian-American relations, issues of strategic stability, information security, the fight against cybercrime, in addition to the prospects for trade and investment cooperation, combating the novel coronavirus and many other issues.” Ushakov noted that the regional …

Turkish occupation kidnaps shepherd in Afrin vicinity, northwest of Aleppo

Aleppo, SANA- Turkish occupation forces have kidnapped a shepherd after beating him in the vicinity of Afrin City, northwest of Aleppo. Local sources told SANA that the Turkish occupation forces kidnapped a shepherd after beating and insulting him near one of its military checkpoints in the vicinity of Afrin city in Aleppo northern countryside. The sources indicated that the Turkish occupation forces took the shepherd into the military checkpoint it occupies in the area and confiscated all his sheep. Since the beginning of their aggression on Syrian territory in October 2019, the Turkish occupation forces, through their mercenaries from terrorist …

Western schemes to target Syria have failed miserably, Czech Parliamentarian David says  

Prague, SANA- Czech Deputy at the European Parliament Ivan David has affirmed that the Western attempts to target Syria have failed miserably, therefore; European and Western states are trying to exert pressures on it through imposing unilateral coercive measures. “The repercussions of these measures mainly affect the Syrian citizens and they affect their life and livelihood,” David said in a post on his page on Facebook. He asserted that if these measures are not stopped, they will block the efforts exerted for the return of the Syrian refugees to their homeland. David noted that what Syria has been facing over …

Worldwide coronavirus death toll exceeds 3 million, and 825 thousand

Capitals, SANA-The novel coronavirus has claimed the lives of more than 3 million and 825 thousand people worldwide since its outbreak in December 2019, according to the latest statistics by the American Worldometers website. The website added that the total number of the coronavirus cases worldwide has reached up to 176,953,132 while the death toll has climbed to 3,825,401 and the recoveries have amounted to 161,061,403. The US is still on top of the worst-hit countries by the virus in terms of the number of infections and deaths after recording 615,213 deaths out of 34,331,298 infections, while India comes in …

Health Ministry: 46 new coronavirus cases recorded, 7 patients recover, 5 pass away

Damascus, SANA- Health Ministry announced on Tuesday that 46 new coronavirus cases were recorded in Syria, adding that 7 patients recovered and 5 others passed away. The Ministry said in a statement that the total number of coronavirus infections recorded in Syria till now has reached up to 24,860 of which 21,682 have recovered, while 1,815 have passed away. It is noteworthy that the first coronavirus was registered in Syria on March 22nd last year in a person who came from abroad, while the first fatality was recorded on the 29th of the same month. Rafah al-Allouni/ Ruaa al-Jazaeri © …

Israeli occupation troops arrest two Palestinians west of Jenin

Occupied Jerusalem, SANA- Israeli occupation troop on Tuesday arrested two Palestinians in al-Yamun town west of Jenin in the West Bank. Palestinian media outlet stated that the occupation forces stormed the town and arrested two Young men. On Monday, the occupation troops arrested nine Palestinians in the West Bank Rafah al-Allouni/ Ruaa al-Jazaeri © 2007-2020, All Rights Reserved India|Myanmar|Pakistan|Philippines|Russia|News|War

Syria’s Permanent Representative to UN elected as Special Committee on Decolonization Rapporteur

New York, SANA- The United Nations Special Committee on the Situation with Regard to the Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples has elected by acclamation Syria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Bassam Sabbagh as its rapporteur. This came during the official meeting held by the committee, also known as the Special Committee on Decolonization, on Monday morning. In a speech addressing the committee after his election, Sabbagh expressed his thanks and appreciation for the confidence granted to him by members of the committee, stressing Syria’s support for the efforts of the …

Medical achievement…center for blood stem cells transplantation and cellular therapy for children to be launched in Syria

Damascus, SANA – Few weeks later, Syria will launch the center for blood stem cell transplantation and cellular therapy for children, the first of its kind in Syria, announcing a medical and scientific achievement with an increasing importance amid challenges that face the country in light of repercussions of war and economic blockade. The center, which is located within a special section at the university hospital of Children in Damascus, witnesses the final preparations to open its doors during the next weeks, giving a chance to rescue the lives of children with genetic blood diseases, congenital immunodeficiency diseases, congenital and …

Syrian-Korean Friendship Committee discusses with Korean Ambassador means of developing parliamentary ties

Damascus, SANA- Chairman and members of the Syrian-Democratic Korean Friendship Committee at People’s Assembly discussed on Monday with the Ambassador of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) in Damascus Mun Jong-nam means of developing parliamentary relations between the two friendly countries. During the meeting, Ambassador Jong-Nam described as “distinguished and historic” the relations between the two countries, affirming his country’s absolute and unwavering support for the Syrian people in the face of terrorism in order to protect Syria’s sovereignty, security and territorial integrity. He added that the great success represented in the achievement of the constitutional entitlement and the …

Syrian Basketball team qualifies for Asia finals after beating Qatar

Damascus, SANA- the Syrian national basketball team qualified for Asia finals after beating Qatar with 67-56 points in the match which brought them together in the Jordanian capital of Amman within the third and final window of the qualifiers. The Syrian basketball team qualified for the upcoming finals in Indonesia by occupying the second place in Group E in the qualifiers with nine points, ahead of the Saudi team. Bushra Dabin/ Mazen Eyon © 2007-2020, All Rights Reserved India|Myanmar|Pakistan|Philippines|Russia|News|War

President Putin: Ban of supplying medical equipment to Syria is inhuman

Moscow, SANA-Russian president, Vladimir Putin, affirmed that the Western unilateral coercive measures imposed on Syria which led to the ban of supplying the medical equipment are inhuman and unjustified. In an interview with American NBC TV, Putin said that restrictions on the supply of medical equipment and medicines to Syria have not been lifted until now, even in cases of infection with the Corona virus, and this is simply an inhumane act, and nothing can explain such a hard attitude towards people. Russia has repeatedly stressed its rejection and condemnation of the unilateral coercive  measures imposed on Syria by US …