Al-Shara meets with EU ambassadors accredited in Damascus
Syria-European Union, Politics, 5/17/2002
The Syrian Foreign minister Farouk al-Shara on Thursday met with the ambassadors of the EU member states accredited in Damascus. The meeting was attended by the deputy foreign minister Mrs. Siba Nasser and the EU head of delegation in Damascus Marc Pierini.
Discussions dealt with international and regional developments especially the catastrophic conditions in the occupied territories and the grave consequences resulted from the Israeli aggression.
Discussions also dealt with results of the Sharm Esh Sheikh tripartite summit held between President Bashar al-Assad, Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak and Saudi Arabia's crown prince Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz.
Discussions also dealt with the Arab peace initiative approved during the recent Arab Beirut ' s summit, which will be discussed today ( Friday) in the first meeting of a committee for the Arab peace initiative at the level of foreign ministers.
Al-Shara also talked during the meeting about the importance of the European role to attaining security and stability in the region and in its serious efforts to end the Israeli occupation of the occupied Arab territories in implementation of international legitimacy resolutions.
Al-Shara also reviewed the good relations that exist between Syria and the EU member states and the need of consolidating them in various fields especially in light of the visit al-Shara will be holding to several EU states, which are Finland, Sweden and Denmark. Visits which fall in the context of strengthening and expanding these relations.
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