President Bashar al-Assad met the Secretary General of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, Ahmad Jibril, and the delegation accompanying him. Talks dealt with the latest developments in the occupied Palestinian territories and the daily violations committed by the Israeli occupation forces. Particular focus with regard to these violations was placed on the continued constructing of new Israeli settlements in the West Bank to tighten siege on Jerusalem completely in preparation to Juidizing it
President Al Assad stressed that the Palestinian Cause has always been and will remain the compass for the Syrian people regardless of the severe pressures exercised on Syria to deviate it from this Cause. Discussion also touched upon the situation in Syria. Jibril stressed that the Front stands by Syria that has always supported the Palestinian people and the national resistance movements.