Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign and Expatriates Minister Walid al-Moallem on Thursday received Czech Foreign Minister Jan Hamacek and the accompanying delegation.
Talks during the meeting dealt with the bilateral relations between the Syrian Arab Republic and the Czech Republic, in addition to the latest developments in Syria and the region.
The exerted efforts for achieving a progress on the political track of the crisis in Syria and the continuation of combating terrorism were also on the table.
Minister al-Moallem presented a briefing on the latest developments of the situations in Syria in light of the successive victories achieved by the Syrian Arab Army against terrorism and its backers.
He affirmed that Syria will continue to combat the Takfiri terrorism till eradicating it from all the Syrian territories in parallel with continuing to support the efforts which aim at reaching a political solution to the crisis based on preserving the sovereignty, independence and the territorial integrity of Syria through the inter-Syrian dialogue without any foreign interference.
Minister al-Moallem also reviewed the efforts exerted by the Syrian Government on all levels for the return of the displaced citizens and to provide the dignified life for them in a way that would allow them to contribute to the reconstruction of their homeland.
He called upon the international community and the international organizations to shoulder their responsibilities in this regard in cooperation with the Syrian Government with the aim of meeting the basic needs for the displaced and for the Syrian people in general.
He referred to the negative repercussions on the Syrian people which resulted from the unilateral and inhumane economic sanctions imposed on Syria by the West, on top by the European Union (EU).
For his part, Czech Foreign Minister indicated to the righteousness of the his country’s decision to keep its embassy open in Damascus in a way that contributed to enhancing the communication between the two countries and to conveying an objective and true image about what is taking place in Syria.
He expressed his country’s keenness on strengthening the historic bilateral relations between the two countries.
Minister Hamacek talked about the humanitarian aid provided by the Czech Republic to the Syrian people over the past period, indicating that it will continue to provide aid.
He asserted that the Czech people stand by the friendly people of Syria, expressing hope to reach a political solution to the crisis in Syria and to restore security and stability to all the Syrian territories soonest possible.