DAMASCUS, Syria, - Syria's President, Bashar al-Assad, hailed Russian stance, regarding the war on terror in Syria, saying such a stance proves Moscow's "natural statues" as a superpower.
Dmitry Rogozin, head of the Russian delegation to Syria and Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, said, the main goal behind the military and economic, as well as, the political support provided from Moscow to Damascus, is to reinforce the steadfastness of the Syrian people in face of terrorism.
"The Russian policies, whether at the international level or the war on terror in Syria, prove Moscow's natural status as a superpower, based on its principles and values, as well as, its adherence to the international law," Assad said, during his meeting with the delegation in Damascus.
The president further underlined the importance of the Russian role in supporting Syria at all levels, particularly the economic one, as it contributed to alleviating the suffering of the Syrian people, which have been reeling under economic sanctions for years.
Russia has been a staunch ally for the Assad administration, shielding the Syrian government in the UN Security Council against many punitive resolutions adopted by the Western powers.
Moreover, the Russian army has also stepped into the Syrian conflict, backing the Syrian army with air power and logistic support.-
Source: Nam News Network