President al-Assad meets with government group over Coronavirus crisis

DAMASCUS, (ST)_ President Bashar al-Assad on Monday met with the government team tasked with confronting the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and its repercussions, discussing the latest developments in confronting the pandemic and its effects on the daily lives of citizens, particularly in terms of living conditions.

President al-Assad said that this meeting comes after several weeks of applying the precautionary measures and several months of the pandemic’s spread and its deep and clear effects that accelerate rapidly, particularly since there is no tangible sign of anything for confronting this pandemic.

President al-Assad to Iranian FM: Coronavirus crisis has unveiled the failure and immorality of western regimes

DAMASCUS, (ST)_President Bashar al-Assad received on Monday the Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif and the accompanying delegation. 
 
The president expressed his condolences to Iran and Iranian people on the victims of Coronavirus. H.E. expressed his sorrow that the coronavirus pandemic has been turned into an issue that is being politically invested by some countries in the West, mainly the United States. 

Telephone call between President al-Assad and UAE's Crown Prince

DAMASCUS, (ST)_ A telephone call was made today between President Bashar al-Assad and Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces.

President al-Assad receives Russian Defense Minister

DAMADCUS, (ST)_ President Bashar al-Assad received on Monday Russia's Minister of Defense Sergey Shoygu and the accompanying delegation.

Presidential decree granting general amnesty for crimes committed before 22/3/2020

President Bashar Al-Assad today  issued Legislative Decree No. 6 for the year 2020 granting general amnesty for crimes committed before 22/3/2020.