Buenos Aires, (SANA) – President Bashar al-Assad visited on Friday the Argentine National Congress and met President of the Chamber of Deputies Eduardo Alfredo Fellner and a number of deputies.
President al-Assad discussed with Fellner and the deputies the friendly relations between the Syrian and Argentine peoples and means of bolstering them, in addition to the active role the Syrian community in Argentina plays in the development of the country and bolstering the relations between Syria and Argentina in all fields to serve their mutual interests.
President al-Assad briefed Fellner and the deputies on the Syrian viewpoint regarding the situation and developments in the Middle East, affirming that the possibility of war in the region would increase if the peace process wasn't pushed forward, saying "so we depend on South America's role in supporting the achievement of just and comprehensive peace."
Talks during the meeting dealt with the importance of bolstering Arab-South American relations, with President al-Assad underlining the important role of parliaments in strengthening friendship among peoples.
The meeting was attended by the Syrian official delegation accompanying President al-Assad.
H. Sabbagh / Mazen Eyon