Mikdad: Syria grateful to Jordan for aid it provided… Safadi:We stand by Syria

Damascus-SANA – Fayssal Mikdad ,Foreign and Expatriates Minister , expressed Syria’s thanks to Jordan for the assistance it provided to face the repercussions of the earthquake catastrophe.

”We have been cooperating for a long time and we highly appreciate Minister Safadi’s visit, as Syria suffered during the past days from the quake catastrophe, and it was normal for Jordan, king, government, and people, to stand by their brothers in Syria”Mikdad  told reporters  during farewell  of Mr.  Ayman Safadi,  Jordanian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates at Damascus International Airport.

Mikdad thanked the generous aid sent by the Jordanian kingdom to Syria, and wished the Jordanian people all happiness and prosperity.

Safadi, for his part, said he conveyed to President al-Assad the condolence of His Majesty King Abdullah II over the victims of the earthquake and his keenness and assurance that Jordan will provide everything it can to help the brotherly Syrian people to face the aftermath of this earthquake.

“His Majesty’s instructions from the beginning were to provide everything we can to our brothers so that they can face and overcome the repercussions of this crisis,” he said.

Safadi affirmed that in the coming days more aid will be sent from Jordan to the Syrian people.

He stressed that this visit was also an occasion to discuss bilateral relations and the efforts made to reach a political solution to the crisis in Syria that preserves its unity and sovereignty and restores its security, stability and role, and helps create favorable conditions for the return of refugees.

MHD Ibrahim

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