Syrian President Bashar al-Assad met with his Iraqi counterpart Abdul Latif Rashid on the sidelines of the Arab-Islamic Joint Summit held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Saturday.
The two presidents discussed developments in occupied Palestine and the repercussions of the Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip.
Both presidents strongly condemned the Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip that is targeting civilians and hospitals. They emphasized the need for the immediate cessation of Israeli airstrikes and bombardment, the protection of the civilian population, ensuring the delivery of humanitarian aid to besieged families, and providing safe passages for civilians.
The two leaders explored mechanisms by which Arab nations can stop the Israeli aggression against the Palestinian people, according to the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA).