MOSCOW, January 14. /TASS/. Syria’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Walid Muallem has discussed cooperation between Damascus and Moscow with Russian Ambassador to Syria Alexander Yefimov, the Syrian Foreign Ministry said in a Facebook statement.
"Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Walid Muallem received Russian Ambassador to Syria Alexander Yefimov, who presented the copies of his credentials," the statement reads. "Their talks were dedicated to strategic cooperation between the Syrian Arab Republic and the Russian Federation, ways to strengthen relations and boost economic, social and political cooperation, as well as interaction in other areas and the ongoing fight against terrorism," the Syrian Foreign Ministry added.