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Al-Moallem: Syria is going ahead in political solution with respect for sovereignty

New York, Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign and Expatriates Minister Walid al-Moallem met on Monday Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly meetings in New York.

During the meeting, Al-Moallem briefed Makei on the latest field and political developments in Syria and the communications which were held with the Russian side to reach Idleb agreement.

He clarified that Syria is awaiting the implementation of obligations regarding the agreement by the Turkish side, affirming the priority of liberating Idleb completely.

Syria is determined to reach a political solution, based on the respect for its sovereignty and territorial integrity and the solution should be realized under a Syrian leadership without any foreign intervention, al-Moallem said, adding that Syria welcomes the return of displaced Syrians to Homeland.

Belarusian Foreign Minister, for his part, expressed his country's appreciation for Syria's achievements in combating terrorism and defending its sovereignty and independence, stressing Belarus permanent endeavors to boost bilateral relations in all fields.

Makei affirmed his country's continuous support to Syria at international circles, particularly in condemning the economic unilateral procedures imposed on the Syrian people, saying that Belarus stands against politicizing the work of the Organization for the Prohibition of chemical Weapons.

Source: Syrian Arab News Agency