Mikdad receives credentials of WFP resident representative in Syria

Damascus, SANA_ Foreign and Expatriates Minister Dr. Faisal Mikdad received on Wednesday the credentials of Sean Francis O’Brien, as Resident Representative of the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) in Syria.

Talks during the meeting dealt with the constructive cooperation between Syria and the WFP and the need to improve cooperation at this stage, especially in light of the negative impacts of the unilateral coercive economic measures imposed by Western countries on Syria in contradiction to International Humanitarian Law and the basic rights of peoples.

The Resident Representative affirmed the continued interest of the program in continuing the work and constructive cooperation with the Syrian Government in a way that contributes to ensure the arrival of aid to those in need and helps meet challenges and overcome difficulties.

For his part, Minister Mikdad praised the cooperation and trust that has been strengthened over the last period with the World Food Program and wished the new representative success in his missions.



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