As part of the official visit of the DPR delegation to Damascus, delegates from Donetsk met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Syrian Arab Republic Faisal Mekdad.
During the meeting Natalia Nikonorova told Mr. Mekdad about the historical retrospective of the conflict in Donbass, as well as about the current state of affairs.
The Head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Syrian Arab Republic, in turn, noted the parallels in the fate of Donbass and the Syrian peoples, condemned the policy of the United States and Western countries that supply Ukraine with heavy weapons and thereby become accomplices in crimes in Donbass. He expressed confidence that the joint efforts of the DPR People's Militia and the Russian Armed Forces would help liberate Donbass from the Ukrainian regime and establish peace and tranquility in Republics. Mr. Mekdad also expressed readiness for interstate cooperation and comprehensive development of relations with Donbass.
At the end of the meeting, the heads of the foreign ministries of the DPR and SAR came to a mutual conclusion that there is a significant potential for developing areas of bilateral cooperation. An agreement was reached on the implementation of joint steps to establish direct interaction between Republics in the field of protecting citizens’ interests, as well as in economy, culture, science, etc.