DAMASCUS, Apr. 24 (Press Shia) – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad received on Sunday a cable of congratulation from United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on the occasion of Syria’s Independence Day.
In this cable, Guterres expressed his warmest congratulations to the Syrian people and government on this occasion.
He stressed that the world is living a time of great promise, but it also carries great insecurity, saying that this year he launched an appeal for laying peace around the world, asserting that all what we are striving for, as a human family, of dignity, justice, progress, and prosperity depends on peace, adding that these values, which are consecrated in the United Nations Charter, bring us together.
Guterres said that he is aware of how the diversity in the United Nations enhances joint work and common humanity at a time when we are suffering from a growing division all over the world, adding that he is counting on Syria’s involvement and effective contribution to help build a stronger UN and to enhance joint efforts to ensure peace, development, and human rights for all.