Meeting with Walid al Muallem, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of the Syrian Arab Republic
Since the first days of the conflict in Syria, Belarus has been on the side of the Syrian people and government, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with Walid al Muallem, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of the Syrian Arab Republic, on 22 July.
are closely following the situation in Syria, the events unfolding on
your soil. Since the very first days of the Syrian conflict, we have
been on the side of the Syrian people, on the side of your President. We
have supported Syria’s fair position in every way we could and we will
keep doing it,” the President said.
The head of state emphasized that Belarus and Syria can cooperate across all matters. “We are ready to do everything we can. You can always count on Belarus while rebuilding your country after this terrible war,” the Belarusian head of state said.
Walid al Muallem thanked Belarus for taking Syrian children for recuperation and asked to extend this recuperation program for another several years. The President assured that this matter will be given due consideration.
The parties discussed the current developments in Syria. The Minister updated the Belarusian head of state on the situation in the country and discussed possible ways of conflict resolution.