President Bashar al-Assad received on Wednesday Badr bin Hamad Al Busaidi, Foreign Minister of Sultanate of Oman and an accompanying delegation.
The Omani minister handed over President al-Assad a message from his Majesty Sultan of Oman Haitham bin Tarik, regarding cooperation between the two counties.
His Excellency, President al-Assad, discussed with Al-Busaidi the growing cooperation between Syria and Oman in various fields as well as the latest developments on the regional and international arenas.
President al-Assad considered that open dialogue among Arab countries is required to address regional issues and to meet challenges to which their peoples are subjected , remarking what sets the Sultanate apart is its balanced and principled policy, clarity and transparency, while preserving Omani Arab identity.
Minister al-Busaidi, for his part, asserted that Syria is a pivotal state in the region and Oman is keen on continuing consultation and close coordination with the Syrian side on overall developments and issues in the region.
He underlined that fostering bilateral cooperation in all areas is of a special significance for Oman, in a way that serves interests of the two peoples and governments.