Syrian Minister Hails Resistance against Enemies’ Media Campaign
DAMASCUS (Tasnim) – Syria’s Information Minister Omran al-Zoubi said media supporting anti-Israel resistance front have been able to thwart a massive propaganda campaign waged by hostile media against the Arab country.
Addressing the second day of an international media conference against terrorism underway in Damascus since Friday, Zoubi said pro-resistance media have been able to play an active role on providing a proper coverage of the developments on the scene of conflict in Syria despite enemies’ efforts to undermine their activities.
He added that pro-resistance media outlets showed a strong resolve and seriousness in this regard and are now in a stronger position in covering developments in the zone of conflict than the enemy’s influential mainstream media.
As regards Syria war on terrorism, the minister noted that the Syrian government “will finally overcome terrorism and terrorist groups in this confrontation” and will start reconstruction of a nation who suffered heavy costs inflicted by terrorism.
He said the Syrian Army and nation have proved their ability to show resistance against terrorism.
The International Media Conference against Terrorism kicked off in Damascus’ Opera House on Friday.
Syrian Information Minister Omran al-Zoubi had also delivered a speech at the opening of the conference.
Some 130 intellectuals and journalists from Iran, Russia, Cuba, Spain, China, Turkey, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Egypt, Lebanon, Iraq, Algeria, Morocco, Bahrain, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, Cyprus, Britain, Germany and Kuwait have taken part in the two-day conference.
The main theme of the conference was to study the role of media in the campaign against acts of terrorism.
Participants also discussed function of media in the ongoing conflicts across the world and procedures for forming an alliance in the fight against terrorism.