President al-Assad meets Shoigu… talks deal with cooperation between Russian and Syrian armies

Damascus, SANA- President Bashar al-Assad received on Tuesday Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu who chairs a senior military delegation on a visit to Syria.

Shoigu briefed President al-Assad on the naval drills being conducted by the Russian military navy starting off tartous port.

Talks during the meeting dealt with the standing cooperation between the Russian and Syrian armies, particularly in the war on terror.

Minister Shoigu affirmed that his country is going ahead in cooperation with Syria against terrorism until Syria regains sovereignty on all its territory, despite attempts by countries that support terrorist organizations to revive them after the losses they have suffered.

“Russia will continue to help the Syrian people pass the impacts of sanctions and the unjust embargo imposed on the country,” Shoigu added.

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