October 28, 2011
Damascus, Oct 28 (Prensa Latina) Syria received on Friday the international support from different countries, particularly from China, which are strengthening their stance against the media, economic and political harassment campaign unleashed by the United States, the European Union and some Arab countries.
During his visit to Damascus on Thursday, China’s Special Envoy to the Middle East, Wu Sike, reaffirmed his country’s support to the Syrian Government rejecting foreign interference in its domestic affairs and expressing China’s will to establish bilateral relations of strategic partnership.
The diplomat met Vice President, Farouk al-Sharaa, and Foreign Minister, Salid al-Maollen, who updated him on the events occurring in the country and the step taken by the Government of President Bashar al-Assad to promote a national process of reforms, already being implemented.
On the other hand, Russian Foreign Minister, Seguey Lavrov, received Syrian Deputy Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Dr. Fayssal Mikdad, in Moscow showing Russia’s support to Damascus’ reform program, according to Syrian SANA and Cham Press news agencies.
Sike’s visit to Damascus and Fayssal’s visit to Moscow occurred amidst the meeting held among the envoys of the Arab League (AL), headed by Qatar’s Prime and Foreign Minister, Hamad bin Jassim al-Thani, and AL Secretary General, Nabil al-Arab.
In Brasilia, Head of the Department of the Middle East of the Foreign Affaire Ministry, Carlos Martins Ceglia, reaffirmed his country’s stance rejecting foreign intervention in Syria’s internal affairs.