Popular Rallies in Quneitra's Ein al-Tina and Occupied Syrian Golan Marking 73rd Anniversary of Evacuation Day

QUNEITRA, (ST)-Marking the 73rd Anniversary of Evacuation Day, an official and popular rally was held on Wednesday in Ein al-Tina town in Quneitra to express solidarity with the people of occupied Syrian Golan and to stress adherence to the Syrian Arab identity.

In a speech, Assistant Secretary General of the Baath Arab Socialist Party (BASP) Hilal al-Hilal stressed that the Syrians will continue the struggle till occupied Golan is liberated from the Israeli occupation.

Celebrating Evacuation Day in Ein al-Tina near the line with occupied Golan stresses the Syrian Arab identity of Golan and the Syrians' determination not to cede an inch of its soil and to liberate it by all means possible, al-Hilal added.

He affirmed that the people of Golan are loyal to the values of the great Syrian Revolution, led by freedom fighter Sultan Pasha al-Atrash, to their homeland and to their leader and army.

Under President Al-Assad's Patronage, Central Celebration Held in Quneitra Province Marking 73rd Evacuation Day

QUNEITRA, (ST)- Under the Patronage of the President Bashar Al-Assad, a central rally was held on Wednesday  in al-Baath city of Quneitra province marking the 73rd Evacuation Day, the day when the last French occupation soldier was evacuated from Syria, declaring the country's independence.

Assistant General Secretary of the Baath Arab Socialist Party (BASP)  Hilal al-Hilal, Representative of President Al-Assad, said in a speech that evacuation anniversary comes while the Syrians are consolidating their steadfastness against attempts to destroy Syria and undermine its independence.

"On Evacuation Day, the Syrians are writing down a new page in the history of Syria and the region, a new evacuation, the evacuation of terrorism and occupiers from our sacred lands," al-Hilal said, affirming that "the Syrians won't stop their struggle till they liberate Golan, Raqqa, Idleb and every inch of our beloved homeland from occupation and terrorism."

He added that Syria has faced the most heinous multi-dimension aggression waged by hegemony and new colonialism forces as well as Zionism in cooperation with their agents and tools in the Arab region. He pointed out that these forces have used all kind of tools including the media, terrorist gangs and economic siege to destroy Syria.

US and Israeli-Made Weapons, Left behind by Terrorists, Found in Daraa Countryside

DARAA- Authorities on Tuesday found US-made and Israeli-made weapons left behind by terrorists in Daraa western countryside, SANA reported.

An official source told SANA that during the combing operations in some areas in the western countryside of the Province, authorities in cooperation with locals found different sorts of weapons including riffles, PKC machineguns, mortar shells, grenades, RPG rounds, mortar launchers and amounts of ammunition, communication devices and equipment of field hospitals.

Mogherini Reiterates EU Doesn't Recognize "Israel's Sovereignty" over Occupied Syrian Golan

BRUSSELS, (ST)- The European Union has reiterated its rejection of US President Donald Trump's Declaration on the occupied Syrian Golan.

The EU Foreign Policy Chief Fredrica Mogherini said during a plenary session of the European Parliament "the European Union has a very simple and clear position that I have had the possibility to reiterate and restate in very clear manner over time and more recently. The EU does not recognize Israeli sovereignty over any of the territories occupied by Israel since June 1967, in line with international law and with UN Security Council resolutions 242 and 497. And this also applies to Golan".

President Al-Assad Accepts Credentials of New Indian and Brazilian Ambassadors

DAMASCUS- President  Bashar Al-Assad on Tuesday accepted the credentials of the new Indian Ambassador Hifzur Rahman and the New Brazilian ambassador Fabio Vaz Pitaluga.

President al-Assad met separately with the two ambassadors and wished them success in their missions.