Syria's new ambassador to Iran sworn in before President al-Assad

The newly-appointed Syria’s ambassador to Iran Shafiq Dayoub was sworn in on Thursday before President Bashar al-Assad.
 
President al-Assad received Ambassador Dayoub and provided him with directives, wishing him success in his mission.
 
Basma Qaddour

The Newly appointed FM sworn in before President al-Assad

DAMASCUS, (ST)_The newly appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Dr. Faisal al-Miqdad was sworn in before President Bashar al-Assad on Thursday.

The president asserted during his meeting with al-Miqdad that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates plays a key role in confronting the political and diplomatic war being waged against Syria, refuting disinformation campaigns, enhancing relations with friendly countries and allies and opening new horizons for cooperation in all fields.

Presidential decrees naming Dr. Mikdad as Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates and Dr. Al-Jaafari as Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates

 On November 22, President Bashar Al-Assad issued decrees Nos. 322 and 323, providing for appointing Dr. Faisal Mikdad as Minister of Foreign Affairs  and Expatriates and Dr. Bashar al-Jaafari as Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates.

President Bashar Al-Assad also issued decreeNo. 324 providing for transferring Ambassador Bassam al-Sabbagh from the Syrian Embassy in Vienna to the Permanent Mission  in New York and accrediting him as Syria’s Permanent Representative at the United Nations in New York.

O. al-Mohammad

President Bashar Al-Assad receives a number of condolences on the death of al-Moallem

On November 16, President Bashar Al-Assad received a number of condolence letters on the death of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Walid Al-Moallem.

Lebanese President General Michel Aoun expressed his condolences on the death of al-Moallem and expressed his hope for the return of peace to all parts of Syria.

President Al-Assad opening speech at the international conference on the return of refugees

Damascus, (ST) - With the participation of Arab and international delegations, activities of the International Conference on the Return of Refugees started on Wednesday at the Umayyad Place in Damascus.

President Bashar Al-Assad affirmed that the refugee issue for Syria is a national issue in addition to being a humanitarian one. He said we  have succeeded in making hundreds of thousands of refugees return to their homeland over the past few years. Today we are still working diligently for the return of every refugee wishing to comeback home and contribute to building his homeland.

President Al-Assad stressed in a video speech during the opening of the International Conference on the Return of Refugees, that the overwhelming majority of Syrians abroad today are more than ever willing to return to their homeland because they refuse to be taken advantage of politically and to be used as a card in the hands of regimes that support terrorism against their homeland.