Putin to Assad: Russia Will Stand by Syria in Fight Against Terrorists

Russian president offers words of support to Assad on the occasion of Syria’s Independence Day

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday affirmed his country’s determination to continue assisting the Syrian government in its battle against terrorist organizations.

Putin’s comments came in a cable sent to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on the occasion of Evacuation Day, Syrian Independence Day, which took place on Sunday, April 17.

In the cable, Putin declared that Russia will continue to support the Syrian state’s sovereignty, territorial integrity, and safety, in addition to supporting the political solution for the crisis in Syria through comprehensive national dialogue.

This article was edited by The Syrian Observer. Responsibility for the information and views set out in this article lies entirely with the author.

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