Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Donetsk People's Republic

Ministers of culture of the DPR and Syria discussed bilateral cooperation

22 April 2022
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On April 21, with the assistance of the DPR Ministry of Foreign Affairs an online meeting was held between the Minister of Culture of the Donetsk People's Republic Mikhail Zheltiakov and the Minister of Culture of the Syrian Arab Republic Dr. Lyubana Mshaveh. 

During the conversation parties discussed proposals for the development of mutual cooperation in the core area, outlined ways for further work. Particular attention was paid to protection of cultural heritage through the exchange of experience in various areas, including the exchange of paintings exhibitions, tours of creative teams, as well as movie screenings about the Donetsk People's Republic in Syria, as well as Syrian movies in the DPR. 

An important topic of discussion was the prospect of training Syrian students on the DPR territory in the field of art history and cultural studies, as well as visits of Donetsk teachers and scientists to the SAR in order to familiarize the Syrian scientific and student community with the history of Donbass.

In conclusion, the Ministers reaffirmed their readiness for further development and deepening of cooperation between the Donetsk People's Republic and the Syrian Arab Republic.