Before President al-Assad, Mikdad sworn in as new Foreign and Expatriates Minister

Damascus, SANA-  Dr. Fayssal Mikdad was sworn in before President Bashar al-Assad on Thursday as Foreign and Expatriates Minister.

After being sworn in, President al-Assad received Minister Mikdad, stressing the Foreign Ministry’s important role either in facing the political and diplomatic war, or refuting the distortion and misleading campaigns that Syria has been exposed to, or through enhancing relations with the friendly countries and the allies and opening new prospects of cooperation with them in various fields.

The President underlined the importance of continued communication with the Syrian communities abroad, intensifying the efforts exerted by the Foreign Ministry and all the state institutions, in coordination with the friendly countries for speeding up the return of the Syrian refugees and preparing the appropriate conditions for them in their cities and villages.

Hala Zain


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