December 30, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos
MOSCOW, Russia – The Kremlin confirmed that Russia’s President Vladimir Putin assured Syrian President Bashar Assad that Russia will continue to protect Syria’s sovereignty, unity and territory integrity.
“In his message of greetings to the President of the Syrian Arab Republic Bashar al-Assad, the President of Russia expressed hope that in 2018 the situation in Syria would continue changing for the better,” the Kremlin said.
“Mr Putin noted that defeating terrorists and rapidly bringing the situation in the Syrian Arab Republic back to normal would be in the best interests of the whole world and would improve security in the Middle East,” the Kremlin continued.
“In addition, Mr Putin confirmed Russia’s commitment to assisting the Syrian Arab Republic in upholding its state sovereignty, unity and territorial integrity, and promoting a political settlement and economic recovery,” the Kremlin added.