President al-Assad: “U.S. administration’s policies go against interests of U.S. people”
President Bashar al-Assad said the policy of the US administration in the region goes against the interests and values of the American people, adding that they are getting increasingly violent at the expense of logic and common sense.
During his meeting on Thursday with the US Peace Council delegation currently visiting Syria led by Henry Lowendorf, President al-Assad said the US policies are at a collision course with the interests of the US citizens and the peoples of the world, indicating that the role of the United States as a superpower should otherwise be positive and based on fostering knowledge, science and technology instead of chaos and destruction.
President al-Assad gave a concise review of the events in Syria since the start up until now, indicating that the crisis which later morphed into a war on the Syrian people was prompted by Syria’s rejection to have a regional role that runs counter to the interests of its people.
The delegation members said their visit is aimed at having a close look into the situation in Syria and conveying their first-hand accounts to the US public opinion, vowing to do their best to stop the war and US and Western interference in Syria.
They underlined their vehement opposition to the US belligerent and interventionist policies, pledging to exert efforts to change this policy.
President al-Assad, for his part, praised such visits for their importance in helping governments change their policies if they are willing to.
In a statement to journalists, Lowendorf said the delegation held “fruitful and constructive” talks with President al-Assad.
“We had the honor to meet President al-Assad. He was straightforward and wanted us to be so. We related to him what we saw and he provided rational, accurate and wise answers for our questions…He impressed us with his insight not only about the situation in Syria but also about world powers,” he added.
President al-Assad to Greek delegation: Syrian people determined to steadfastness and defending their homeland
President Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday received on Tuesday a Greek political delegation that includes Hellenic Parliament member and leader of the Christian Democratic Party of the Overthrow Nikolaos Nikolopoulos, member of the Panhellenic Socialist Movement (PASOK) Theodore Katsanevas, and senior members of the two parties.
Talks during the meeting discussed the situation in Syria and the threat posed by terrorism to the region and Europe, in addition to discussing the historical relations between the two countries and their peoples and the importance of revitalizing these relations.
President al-Assad underlined the importance of visits conducted by European parliamentarians and political party leaders in order to create a realistic image of what is happening in Syria which would help their countries correct their policies towards the region.
His Excellency pointed out that there are many lessons that the region and the world can learn from the terrorist war that targets the Syrian people, the proof of that being the wave of terrorism that struck in several states in Europe and the world recently.
President al-Assad said that the problem of many Western states’ leaders with Syria is that it has an independent decision, and so they supported terrorists to weaken it and make it a satellite state, but this policy reflected negatively on the interests of their people in terms of security and economy.
The President affirmed that the Syrian people are determined to maintain their steadfastness and to defending their country and their independent decision.
For their part, the delegation members voiced support for Syria, particularly since today it represents the first line of defense against terrorism, affirming that they will exert all possible efforts to correct the wrong impression about the situation in Syria and to convince their government that terrorism is the real enemy which poses a threat to everyone, and thus the interest of the Greek people requires supporting Syria in its war on terrorism.
In the same context, Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign and Expatriates Minister Walid al-Moallem met the Greek delegation, affirming to them that Syria, which is fighting terrorism on behalf of the world’s nations, is committed to realizing a political solution for the crisis in Syria that meets the aspirations of the Syrian people.
In turn, the delegation members said that Europeans are beginning to realize the important role Syria is carrying out in fighting terrorism for the good of mankind.
SOURCES: SANA, Manal SANA, Hazem Sabbagh Submitted by SyrianPatriots War Press Info Network at: https://syrianfreepress.wordpress.com/2016/07/31/al-assad-usa-greece/ ~ Re-publications are welcome, but we kindly ask you, to facilitate the correct information's diffusion, to cite all these original links and sources.
NOTE: The contents of the articles, speeches or comments on this page are of sole responsibility of their authors. The team and the editorial staff of SyrianFreePress do not necessarily subscribe every point of view expressed and are not responsible for any inaccurate, incorrect or offensive statement in this article. Complaints and corrections (verifiable) will be welcomed and accepted. Copyright owners can notify their claims to us, and the verified contents will be removed.
SCROLL DOWN TO READ OR LEAVE COMMENTS