Lebanon, Syria and Egypt on Tuesday agreed to ship 650 million cubic metres of natural gas per year from Egypt to Lebanon via Syria, in an effort to address Lebanon's crippling blackouts with electricity and gas transfers.
Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations has reiterated the Islamic Republic’s unstinting support for the Syrian people and government, criticizing the UN Security Council’s silence in the face of repeated Israeli airstrikes and violations of the Arab country’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.
Russian Ambassador to Syria Alexander Efimov condemned the latest Israeli missile attack on the Damascus International Airport, calling on Tel Aviv to put an end to its vicious acts and naked aggression or await serious repercussions.
Syrian and Russian fighter jets conducted a joint aerial patrol over the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, and participated in real combat conditions against mock enemy warplanes and unmanned military aircraft.
The Iran-Syria Joint Chamber of Commerce held a business forum in Tehran on Monday, in which representatives of the two countries’ private sectors exchanged views on ways of expanding trade ties and removing barriers.
Russia’s deputy U.N. ambassador said he sees no reason to continue humanitarian aid deliveries from Turkey to militant-held northwest Syria, accusing the West and the United Nations of insufficient efforts to deliver aid from Damascus and failing to finance “early recovery projects” to improve life for millions of Syrians.