6/29, 5:01 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Report: Syria to recognize DPR, LPR's independence

Syria has decided to recognize the independence of the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) and Lugansk People's Republic (LPR) from Ukraine, SANA reported on Wednesday, citing sources from the former country's Foreign Ministry.

The source said that Damascus had decided to make such a move with "the common will and desire to establish relations in all fields."

In that case, Syria will become the first internationally recognized country to support the DPR and LPR's independence after Russia.

Baha Breaking News (BBN) / JR