ROSTOV-SUR-DON, November 23. / TASS /. The Syrian government, acting with the support of Russia, has done everything in its power to create the conditions necessary to promote the return of Syrian refugees to their country of origin, Syrian Ambassador to Russia Riad Haddad said during of a meeting with the governor of the Russian region of Rostov, Vasily Goloubev.
“The government of the Syrian Arab Republic, relying on the help of its friends in Russia, has done everything possible to prepare the critical infrastructure for the refugees to return home. So far 2.5 million refugees have returned to Syria. Unfortunately, some Western politicians oppose the return of refugees to their homes, “he said.
Haddad recalled the two international conferences on the repatriation of Syrian refugees.
“During this meeting, there was a conference of the Russian and Syrian Coordination Committees for the Repatriation of Refugees. They identified the most crucial issues and the steps to be taken to prepare the ground for the return. refugees in their country of origin, ”Haddad said. .
He stressed that Russia supports Syria and provides full humanitarian assistance in all areas.
“Russia has provided over 1.5 million tonnes of humanitarian aid to Syria,” he said.