Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on Wednesday sent a congratulatory message to President Bashar al-Assad and the people of Syria, on the latter’s National Day.

In his message, Pashinyan expressed a conviction that age-old Armenian-Syrian relations will continue to develop and strengthen for the benefit of the two countries and peoples.

Also, the PM of Armenia said he is full of hope that Syria will overcome the difficulties of the crisis and soon enter the period of recovery and flourishing.