Russian President Vladimir Putin received on Monday the 27th of June 2016 a letter from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in which the latter apologized for the death of Oleg Peshkov, the pilot of the Russian SU-42 which was shot down last year by the Turkish Air Force while the aircraft was in Syrian airspace.
Spokesman of the People’s Democratic Party in Turkey (HDP) Ayhan Bilgen affirmed that the Turkish government, since the beginning of the crisis in Syria, has been transporting weapons via ambulances to the terrorist organizations in Syria.
Syria’s Permanent Representative at the United Nations in Geneva Hussam Eddin Ala reiterated that the return of the occupied Syrian Golan is inevitable due to the will of the Syrian people and the people of Golan’s rejection of Israeli occupation.
Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka announced on Monday the 27th of June 2016 that the Czech Republic will provide Syria with humanitarian and development aid worth 195 million Czech Korunas that equal 8.7 million dollars for 2016 and the coming three years.
Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed on Saturday the 25th of June 2016 with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping joint efforts in combating international terrorism, the situation in Syria and the Korean nuclear issue, in addition to bilateral relations.
The new intermediate-range missile tested Wednesday strengthens capability of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to launch a preventive nuclear attack and constitutes a direct threat to the US military bases in the Pacific, President of the DPRK Kim Jong Un said.
A woodcarving forum titled “Palmyra: Gate of the Sun” began its activities on Saturday evening in the town of Naqib in Tartous province, with the participation of 25 sculptors from Tartous, Damascus, Deir Ezzor, Lattakia, Homs, and Sweida, in addition to 8 other plastic artists from Tartous, Homs, and Sweida.