Damascus, SANA-President Bashar al-Assad received Wednesday evening a phone call from Iraqi President Abdul Latif Rashid, in which he expressed his condolences and his country’s solidarity with Syria for what it suffered as a result of the earthquake.
President Abdul Latif stressed that Iraq will provide everything it can to help the Syrian people and mitigate the effects of this disaster.
Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani also offered his sincere condolences during a telephone conversation with President al-Assad, indicating Iraq’s readiness to continue providing assistance to support the Syrian government’s efforts in rescue and relief operations for the people of the affected areas.
President al-Assad thanked Iraq’s leadership and people for their humanitarian response and for sending various aids to support the affected people and assist in search and rescue operations.
Later, President al-Assad also received a phone call from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, during which he offered sincere condolences to President al-Assad , the Syrian people and the families of the victims, wishing quick recovery for the injured.
President Abbas affirmed that the Palestinian leadership and the people of Palestine stand by their Syrian brothers and are ready to provide assistance.