2017-09-28 10:07:00

Syrian authorities are doing everything to protect Christians Russian MP

Moscow, September 28, Interfax - The living conditions for Christians in Syria are improving as its territory is being liberated, Dmitry Sablin, coordinator of the State Duma group on parliamentary liasion with Syria, said.

"The situation in Syria is definitely improving. Eighty-five percent of the territory of Syria has now been liberated, and the situation with Christians is different," Sablin said at a meeting of the State Duma inter-faction meeting on the protection of Christian values.

Sablin said he had just returned from a visit to Syria, where he visited places where Christians live in compact communities in the city of Homs.

"The Syrian authorities are doing everything to protect Christians," he said.