On February 4, 2020, the participants of the RCSCAA Youth Sector and RCSCAA Vice-President, Deputy Chairman of the Association of Russian Diplomats Andrey Glebovich Baklanov met the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Syrian Arab Republic to the Russian Federation Riad Haddad.
The Ambassador clarified Syrian leadership’s position, told about the activities of Syrian youth organizations, emphasized his positive attitude towards the development of relations between youth and student organizations and, above all, with the RCSCAA Youth Sector.
Mr. Riad Haddad answered at length the questions of the Youth Sector regarding the role of Russian business in Syrian economic and infrastructure recovery, economic sanctions, the role of Russia in arrangement of conflict between Turkey and Syria, problems of migration and the return of Syrian refugees to their homeland, interfaith relations, the prospects for cooperation between Russia and Syria in the field of education and culture, the actions of Syrian government to prevent extremism, etc.
The participants of the RCSCAA Youth Sector shared their ideas for developing friendship between the youth of Russia and Syria. The Ambassador supported these ideas.
Riad Haddad expressed great satisfaction with the RCSCAA work to strengthen Russian-Syrian relations. He asked to convey his deep gratitude to the leadership and activists of RCSCAA.