Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Dr. Fayssal Mikdad, has stressed the need for Western countries to stop politicizing development issues and to follow the example of China and other peace-loving countries in seeking cooperation, dialogue and integration among the countries of the world, especially in issues related to development.
Means to enhance bilateral relations between Syria and Cuba were the main point of discussion during a meeting that brought together Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Dr. Fayssal Mikdad and his Cuban counterpart, Bruno Rodríguez.
The meeting was held Tuesday on sidelines of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 77).
The two ministers Mikdad and Rodríguez highlighted the importance of enhancing coordination at the international forums on issues of mutual concern.
The opening session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 77) entitled “General Debate” began with Syria’s participation.
The high–level meeting of the “General Debate” is attended by a Syrian delegation headed by Foreign and Expatriates Minister Fayssal Mikdad.
Minister Mikdad will deliver a speech during the session.
For 11 years now, the United States of America has been persisting in its hostile approach and subversive policies towards the Syrian Arab Republic, through its use of all tools of war against it, starting from campaigns of incitement, misinformation and deception, to investing in terrorist organizations and separatist militias, to direct occupation and the imposition of unilateral coercive measures.
On behalf of President Bashar al-Assad, Ambassador Bassam Sabbagh, Permanent Representative to the UN, congratulated Chile’s new President Gabriel Boric Font.
That came during the reception by the President of Chile for the presidents, ministers, and representatives of the countries that attended the President’s inauguration ceremony which took place at the Building of the National Congress of Chile in the city of Valparaíso on Friday.
Syria and the Commonwealth of Dominica signed on Monday an agreement on establishing diplomatic relations between the two countries.
The signing ceremony of the agreement took place at the Permanent Mission of the Syrian Arab Republic to the United Nations in New York.
The agreement was inked by Ambassador Bassam Sabbagh, Permanent Representative of Syria to the United Nations, and Loreen Bannis-Roberts, Permanent Representative of the Commonwealth of Dominica to the United Nations.
On the sidelines of the inauguration ceremony, Ambassador Sabbagh met with Nicaraguan Foreign Minister, Denis Moncada as the two sides discussed the bilateral relations between both countries and means to develop and strengthen them in various domains, including the ways of benefiting from the expertise of both countries in overcoming all challenges facing them.
On behalf of President Bashar al-Assad and the Government of the Syrian Arab Republic, Ambassador Bassam Sabbagh, Permanent Representative to the UN and non-resident Ambassador to Nicaragua, congratulated Nicaraguan President, Daniel Ortega on his re-election for a new presidential term.
Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Faysal Mikdad briefed Syrian citizens in the US on the efforts exerted by the Syrian government to restore security and stability all over the country and rebuild what has been destroyed by terrorism in a way that contributes to the return of the displaced and refugees to their Home.
The work of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Syria and means to enhance its activities in the domain of the early recovery and the support for resilience were the main points of discussion during a meeting between Foreign and Expatriates Minister Dr. Fayssal Mikdad and Achim Steiner, Administrator of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).