Assad: Syrians Rely on Russia in Rebuilding the Country

© AFP 2022 / STRA member of the Syrian government forces stands next to a well at Jazel oil field, near the ancient city of Palmyra in the east of Homs province.
A member of the Syrian government forces stands next to a well at Jazel oil field, near the ancient city of Palmyra in the east of Homs province. - Sputnik International
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Bashar Assad called on Russian businesses to intensify their cooperation with Syrian companies.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — President Bashar Assad proposed on Sunday that Russian business, including oil companies, should actively cooperate with Syria and expressed hope Russia would help rebuild the war-torn country, a member of a Russian delegation in Damascus said.

"[Assad] specifically underlines that in rebuilding Syria the Syrian people rely on Russia's help. [He] proposes all companies to cooperate with Syria," Russian Communist Party member Alexander Yushchenko told RIA Novosti.

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Yushchenko also said Syria was seeking cooperation with Russia in oil sphere beyond existing oil fields prospecting contracts.

Sergei Gavrilov, also a Russian delegation member in Syria, said Assad expressed hope Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin would visit Syria to help the government cope with water supply problems, humanitarian aid extension and development of oil and gas fields.

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