Syria, Brazil discuss means of enhancing parliamentary relations for mutual benefit
Damascus, SANA- Speaker of People’s Assembly ,Hammouda Sabbagh on Friday discussed with André Santos, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Republic of Brazil the importance of the constant work on developing the bilateral relations in all fields.
The two sides focussed on the need to boost the parliamentary ties in relation to exchanging delegations and expertise ,in addition to bolstering cooperation between the Assembly in Syria and Brazilian Federal Senate and the Chamber of Deputies (National Congress) in a way that brings benefits for the two friendly peoples.
Sabbagh underlined the deeply-rooted historic ties between the two countries and their peoples as well as the vital role of the Syrian community in Brazil to further cement these relations.
He urged Ambassador Santos to convey the real situation in Syria to the public opinion in his country, highlighting the terrorist war and negative impacts of coercive unilateral measures imposed on the Syrian people.
Sabbagh also called for intensifying exchanged visits to promote mutual relations, wishing the new Ambassador every success in his new his future endeavors as an Ambassador to Syria since last September.
Ambassador Santos, for his part, highlighted the need to strengthen mutual ties, especially the parliamentary one.
He also hailed the outstanding role of the Syrian community for decades in Brazil in developing different vital sectors there.