DAMASCUS, Syria, Syria’s Foreign and Expatriates Ministry, on Monday, held a farewell ceremony for the ambassador of the Russian Federation in Damascus, Alexander Kinshchak, who wrapped up his diplomatic mission in Syria.
During the ceremony, Kinshchak was awarded the Syrian Order of Merit of the Excellent Degree, in appreciation for his friendly country and noble personality.
The ambassador thanked President Bashar al-Assad for awarding him this medal and for the fruitful and constructive coordination and cooperation, as well as, the extraordinary treatment and great facilitation that the Syrian institutions had provided for him as an incumbent ambassador.
Kinshchak hailed the victories achieved by Russia and Syria, affirming that they are poised to win diplomatic battles, as they did on the battlefield, which will create favourable conditions for reconstruction, expressing trust in Syria’s victory and recovery.
Assistant Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Ayman Soussan, said in a speech that Syria is satisfied with Russia’s powerful presence on the international arena, which has become an indispensable necessity for a balanced world, indicating that Russia has proven, through its support for Syria, the authenticity of its principled policies which are based on respecting international law and its in-depth awareness of the danger that the scourge of terrorist poses to international safety and security.
Soussan thanked the outgoing ambassador for his efforts, which he said, gave impetus to the cooperation relations between Syria and Russia towards achieving a strategic partnership in all areas.
Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK