Syria: France diplomacy should reconsider its stances that are detached from reality

Syria has stressed that France’s dreams to restore the inheritences of colonial era and domination on peoples are no longer valid for today’s world, noting that French diplomacy should reconsider its stances that are detached from reality.

“We have recently followed the hysteria, isolated and detached from reality stances of French diplomacy, which has lost its senses after the historic decisions taken by the Arab summit of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia towards Syria,” Foreign and Expatriates Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday, adding that “France, along with its terrorist tools, has failed to achieve their goals in Syria.

The statement added that the dreams of patients at the French diplomacy to restore the inheritences of colonial era and domination on peoples are no longer valid for today’s world which produces new values based on multipolar system, the rejection of immoral and inhumane economic sanctions, respect for the sovereignty and independence of states and equality among them.

The statement said that the backward French diplomacy must review its positions because peoples around the world are aware that eras of domination and violation of rights through false idioms have completely ended.

Source: Syrian Arab News Agency

Sabbagh: Algeria has stood by Syria during years of terrorist war

Speaker of the People’s Assembly, Hammouda Sabbagh, said Wednesday that Syria and Algeria have preserved deeply-rooted ties throughout history, hailing national stances of Algeria which stood by Syria during years of terrorist war.

Sabbagh met Algerian Ambassador in Damascus, Lahsan Tuhami who finished his mission as Ambassador of his country to Syria.

“Algeria has adopted a decisive and principled stance in support of Syria despite all pressures which were practiced on it,” Sabbagh said.

The Algerian Ambassador, in turn, affirmed that Syria represents the second homeland for the Algerian people, adding that Algeria will always support.

Tuhami was confident that Syria’s recovery and stabilization will be positively reflected on countries of the region.

Source: Syrian Arab News Agency

Russia to develop comprehensive dialogue with ASEAN- Patrushev

Moscow plans to expand comprehensive cooperation with ASEAN, including in the area of security, Secretary of the Russian Security Council Nikolay Patrushev said on Tuesday.

“2023 marks the fifth anniversary of the Russia-ASEAN strategic partnership whereas relations between them have been developing for more than 30 years,” Patrushev was quoted by RT as saying at the consultations between high representatives in charge of security matters from Russia and ASEAN countries.

He added “We are set to invigorate dialogue with the association in all spheres, including in the area of security.”

Source: Syrian Arab News Agency

MoI: A Person Rescued Off Qatari Waters After Falling from Merchant Ship

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) announced that the Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue teams succeeded in rescuing a Korean national after he fell from a merchant ship that had entered Qatari waters.

In a Twitter statement, the MoI said that the Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue teams of the General Directorate of Coasts and Borders Security, the Internal Security Force (Lekhwiya), the Amiri Naval Forces, and the Amiri Air Force rescued, in a joint operation, a Korean citizen after he fell from a merchant ship that had entered Qatari waters.

The statement explained that joint search and rescue teams acted immediately after receiving information and intensified search operations at the same location of the ship and surrounding marine areas by using specialized marine gadgets and helicopters.

The missing person was rescued in the water after 24-hour joint efforts, then, he was transported directly to Hamad Hospital for necessary first aid, the statement added.

Source: Qatar News Agency

Cloudy Weather Expected Tonight

Weather inshore tonight until 6:00 am on Thursday will be scattered clouds, the Department of Meteorology said in its daily weather report.

Offshore, it will be hazy at times and scattered clouds, the report added.

Wind inshore will be mainly northwesterly to northeasterly 3 to 13 KT, becomes variable later.

Offshore, it will be mainly northwesterly to southwesterly 3 to 13 KT.

Visibility will be 4 to 09 kilometers.

Sea state inshore will be 1 to 2 FT. Offshore will be 2 to 4 FT Area High Tide Low Tide Mini-Max ---------- ---------------- --------------- ------------- Messaid ** : ** 22:28 ** : ** 12:53 26 Wakrah: ** : ** 21:51 ** : ** 12:23 30 Doha: 20.12 06:22 12:18 11:56 30 Al Khor: 19:28 06:22 ** : ** 10:54 27 Ruwais: 19:52 08:58 13:53 02:56 29 Dukhan: 13:43 01:32 19:33 08:05 26 Sunrise: 04:44 LT Sunset: 18:16 LT ------------------

Source: Qatar News Agency