Interior Minister: We will continue to combat terrorism until security is restored
In an interview given to al-Ikhbairya TV on Friday, al-Shaar affirmed determination to combating terrorism, saying “nothing will dissuade us from carrying out our duties towards our homeland and people to the fullest.”
He called upon all Syrians to support the Syrian Army in its fight against terrorism, saying that Israel is the one orchestrating the aggression against Syria and that international terrorism seeks to undermine Syria’s role and position.
Al-Shaar said that the Arab and foreign terrorists arrested in Syria are subject to Syria’s laws.
He said that the Interior Ministry is exerting great efforts to curb all sorts of crimes, calling upon internal security forces to adhere to rules, respect citizens, and fulfill their duty.
Al-Shaar also noted that the Ministry is cooperating with the Central Bank to monitor currency exchange companies and curb any illegal activities in it, adding that the current circumstances provide a suitable environment for trafficking drugs and that a number of drug smugglers and dealers have been arrested recently.