On December 21, within the framework of the working visit of the DPR delegation to the Syrian Arab Republic, meetings were held with the Chairman of the Syrian People's Council, Hammouda Sabbagh, as well as the Minister of Local Self-Government Hussein Makhlouf and the Minister of Information Boutros Al-Hallak.
The meetings were held jointly with a delegation from Russia, which, in particular, included deputies of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Dmitry Sablin and Alexander Boroday. The delegates from the Donetsk People's Republic were First Deputy Chief of the DPR Head Administration Gennady Lebed, First Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Peresada, Head of the Central Executive Committee of the Donetsk Republic Aleksey Muratov, and Advisor to the DPR Head Andrey Kramar.
During the events with the participation of officials issues of developing ties between Syria, Russian regions and Donbass were discussed. Parties expressed readiness to interact in social, cultural, educational and other spheres.
This is the third visit of DPR representatives to Syria this year. The current trip was marked by the signing of the Agreement on Interaction and Cooperation between the public movement "Donetsk Republic" and the Party of Arab Socialist Renaissance.