Syria is interested in Belarus' experience in the military area, Syrian Defense Minister Hassan Ali Turkmani noted during a meeting of the Syrian delegation and representatives of the Belarusian Defence Ministry in Minsk on March 3, reported Belta.
According to the Syrian Defence Minister, the two countries have been actively developing friendly relations and have similar positions on the key international problems. "I believe that the visit will help the two countries develop the cooperation in the military area. During the visit we will be able to identify new avenues of cooperation," he said.
The Syrian Defence Minister thanked the Belarusian side for the invitation to visit Belarus. It is his first visit to this country. "We are ready to continue negotiations and we would like to get familiar with the opportunities of Belarusian defence companies," Hassan Ali Turkmani added.
The delegation of the Syrian Arab Republic is in Belarus on a three-day visit (March 2-5). Syrian military experts will visit the Belarusian Military Academy to get familiar with its structure and goals, the training system of military personnel, the activity of operational-tactical centre. The Syrian guests will also visit some Belarusian defence companies.