In an interview with the local newspapers Tishreen and Thawra, the senior official considered that China plays a balancing role in the international arena and works for the common development and well-being of all.
Syria is an essential part of China’s vision of stability in the world, because the size of this Arab nation is not in its large geography but in its firm positions and principles, she said.
According to Al-Shibel, relations between Damascus and Beijing are strategic and based on political objectives and common principles and interests, and their pace has accelerated over the last decade.
She praised China’s policy that takes into account mutual respect and common prosperity, and builds clear and deep alliances for the sake of stability.
The West creates problems where it can through force and military bases, while China builds solutions through the power of culture, respect and the common well-being of all peoples, the advisor concluded.
Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad kicked off an official visit to the People’s Republic of China on Thursday, at the invitation of his counterpart, Xi Jinping.
Following their summit meeting in the eastern city of Hangzhou, the two presidents announced the establishment of strategic partnership relations and pledged to continue to support each other on issues relating to the core interests and major concerns of each country.