Damascus, SANA- Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Dr. Fayssal Mikdad on Wednesday met the UN Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen and the accompanying delegation to review the latest developments related to the situation in Syria and the region.
Pedersen presented the results of the tours and meetings he conducted over the past period, along with his efforts exerted in the mandate entrusted to him.
Mikdad explained the main challenges Syria was subjected to, particularly the negative impacts left behind by the terrorism and unilateral coercive measures imposed on the Syrian economy and the lives of Syrians.
The talks also touched upon the illegitimate Turkish and US occupation presence on the Syrian territories in a flagrant violation of the Syrian sovereignty and the international law.
Following the meeting, Pedersen delivered a speech to journalists asserting that his visit to Syria is a continuance to the deep dialogue with the Syrian State.
“There is no UN sanctions on Syria, but there are US and European ones; the issue that is constantly discussed with the Syrian side and others” Pedersen added.
Source: Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA)