French parliamentary delegation arrives in Damascus

Damascus, SANA – A French parliamentary delegation containing five members of the French National Assembly arrived in Damascus on Friday evening, beginning their visit at the House of Saint Ananias church in Bab Touma area in Damascus.

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In a statement to journalists, the head of the delegation, French National Assembly member Thierry Mariani, said that this visit is a message of peace to all the Syrian people, adding “we are here for the Easter holidays, and we will come on another visit when peace prevails in Syria.”

In turn, delegation member Benjamin Blanchard said he is happy to be visiting Syria and celebrating Easter in it, stressing the importance of this visit to show the French people’s solidarity with the Syrians, adding that he hopes that the Syrian Army will liberate Palmyra while the delegation is in Syria so that they can visit it.

Hazem Sabbagh

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