Latest News Syria: Pakistan
April 29th, 2013
'President al-Assad Sends Letter to President of Pakistan Delivered by Mikdad'
Deputy Foreign and Expatriates Minister Dr. Fayssal Mikdad delivered a letter from President Bashar al-Assad to President of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari whom he met in Karachi on Monday.
During the meeting, President Zardari affirmed the strength of the fraternal relations between the two countries and their people, stressing the need to develop them in all fields.
Zardari underlined the need for Syria to overcome the crisis and the importance of ending violence in Syria, voicing Pakistan's support for national dialogue among Syria and respecting its sovereignty and independence, and expressing rejection of foreign interference in Syria's internal affairs.
For his part, Mikdad briefed Zardari on the situation in Syria and due to terrorism which sheds Syrians' blood and destroys infrastructure and economic structures, and which is funded and supported by some neighboring countries, Arab Gulf countries and their sponsors in the US, France and Britain.
Mikdad explained the devastating effects of the sanctions imposed on Syria by western countries for the purpose of undermining its steadfastness in service of Israeli and colonialist goals.