Syrian Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign and Expatriates Minister Walid al-Moallem said that Russia is welcomed to participate in reconstruction of Syria.

IranPress/Middle East- Syrian Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign and Expatriates Minister Walid al-Moallem in his meeting with Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov welcomed Russia’s participation in reconstructing what has been destroyed by terrorism in Syria.

It is an important opportunity for the Russian companies to invest in various sectors in Syria, Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign and Expatriates Minister added.

Walid al-Moallem during the meeting discussed with Russian Deputy Prime Minister means to bolster cooperation relations between Syria and Russia at various fields and upgrade them to the level of high political ones ,aimed at achieving a strategic partnership between the two countries.

Meanwhile, Speaking on Russia's  NTV channel in Jul. 01, President Assad said: “They [the West] won’t be part of reconstruction in Syria, because very simply we won’t allow them to be part of it… we don’t need the West. The West is not honest at all, they don’t give, they only take”.


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Al- Moallem, who chairs the Syrian side at the Syrian-Russian Joint Governmental Committee for Economic, Commercial, Scientific and Technical Cooperation ,expressed Syria’s appreciation for Russia’s continuous support in the fight against terrorism.

For his part, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov , who chairs the Russian side in the committee, expressed the interest of the Russian government and companies to contribute in re-launching the production process  and achieving the economic recovery in Syria after the military victory overterrorism.

The US and its Western allies have been actively engaged in the seven-year long war in Syria, including the illegal stationing of troops in the country and backing anti-government terrorists and militants such as Daesh, al-Nusra Front, and the Free Syrian Army (FSA).

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