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Syria | Al-Assad Receives Iraqi National Security Adviser & Stresses on Developing Bilateral Relations


Syrian President Bashar al-Assad received on Sunday Iraqi National Security Adviser Faleh al-Fayyad and discussed bilateral relations between the two countries, affirming necessity of developing them in different domains to serve the interests of the two brotherly peoples.

Al-Assad stressed that enhancing relations between the two countries serves the interest of the two brotherly peoples to complete the elimination of terrorism's hotbeds on one hand and in a way that would serve their common interests and break fabricated hurdles imposed between them on the other hand.

He affirmed that what the regional and international arenas are witnessing entails Syria and Iraq to go forwards in everything that could preserve their sovereignty and the independence of their decision in the face of the division schemes and chaos plotted by the enemies abroad.

Al-Assad stressed that the fate of the region is only determined by its peoples no matter how great the challenges are.

For his part, al-Fayyad affirmed that Syria's strength and its victory over terrorism is a victory for Iraq also and vice versa, adding that any military achievement by the Iraqi side comes in the interest of Syria's stability.