Minister Mikdad also expressed Syria’s high appreciation for the aid provided by China, praising the role of this assistance in strengthening the steadfastness of the Syrians, and expressing Syria’s aspiration for China’s wide contribution to the reconstruction process.
Minister Mikdad renewed Syria’s support for China to preserve the unity of its land and people and the One China principle
Ambassador Hongwei, in turn, expressed his pride in appointing him to Syria and his return to work in it, praising Syria’s positions in support of China in the face of attempts to interfere in its internal affairs and the efforts of some countries to undermine its unity and sovereignty.
The ambassador affirmed his intention to work on strengthening the existing cooperation in various political, economic and cultural fields, and his endeavor to develop and expand this cooperation to include other sectors and broader areas in a way that achieves the aspirations of the two peoples.
At the end of the meeting, the minister wished Ambassador Hongwei success in his duties, stressing that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates will provide him with all facilitations, in cooperation with various Syrian authorities, to serve the development of bilateral relations.