Bashar Assad

Putin pays visit to Damascus, meets Syria’s al-Assad

Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Damascus for a visit, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Tuesday, TASS reports. "Vladimir Putin travelled from the airport to the headquarters of the Russian Armed Forces group in …

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Assad condoles with Iran on Soleimani death

In his message to Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Syrian president Bashar Assad expressed confidence that such a crime will reinforce Resistance Axis’ determination to stand against US destructive policies in the region as …

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Russia to receive Syrian oil?

Syrian and Russian companies have begun joint work on oil and gas geological exploration in the Mediterranean Sea, adviser to Syrian President Bashar Assad Bouthaina Shaaban said. "This is the first time I say this …

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Assad: U.S. has several thousand people in Syria

Syrian President Bashar Assad said that the United States has several thousands soldiers in Syria, not several hundred soldiers. "The U.S. relies heavily on private military companies akin to Blackwater in …

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Assad explains refugee crisis in EU

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has blasted Europe’s key role in creating chaos in Syria, saying the current refugee crisis in European countries is a consequence of their support for terrorism in the Arab country. …

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Assad: ‘resistance’ to force U.S. troops out

Syrian President Bashar Assad says the American presence in Syria will lead to armed “resistance” that will eventually force the U.S. troops to leave. Speaking in an interview with Russia24 TV and Rossiya …

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Assad comments on Erdogan's actions in Syria

Syrian leader Bashar Assad described Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's actions in Syria as illegal. According to Assad, Erdogan has his own agenda, and there are two points, first, his …

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Bashar al-Assad: Trump is best U.S. President

U.S. President Donald Trump is the best leader in the country's history due to his blunt approach to policy, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said. "He is the best bot because if good policies, …

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U.S. introduces Russia and Turkey sanctions bill

U.S. senators introduced legislation that would slap sanctions on Russia following its support for Syrian President Bashar Assad, senator Bob Menendez wrote on Twitter. The bill, from Sens. Jim Risch and Bob Menendez, …

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Pope Francis sends Syria's Assad letter

Pope Francis’s envoy told Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in a meeting of the Pope’s concerns for the humanitarian situation in northwest Syria, a Vatican spokesman said today. Cardinal Peter Kodwo …

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Russia to lease Syrian port of Tartus

In the coming weeks, Russia will lease the seaport of Tartus in Syria for 49 years for transport and economic purposes, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov said after a meeting with Syrian President Bashar Assad. He noted that …

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 Zarif and Assad discuss Astana process progress

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad shortly after arriving in Damascus at his invitation. During their meeting, Zarif and Assad discussed the …

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