Syrian Communities in Rome, Paris, Brussels, Yerevan and Cuba Reiterate Solidarity with Homeland

CAPITALS, (ST) – The National Union of Syrian Students (NUSS) in Italy held a national activity to lift the Syrian flag at St. Pietro Square in the Vatican during the new Pope's first prayers.

Participants in the event stressed that Syria, the home of tolerance and amity, is being exposed to terrorism coming from different parts of the world, but the homeland will withstand the evil schemes. They expressed their solidarity with Syria in the face of the global conspiracy.

In Paris, the Syrian students and community organized a big march in support for Syria in its war against terrorism. Some members of the Algerian, Lebanese, Tunisian and Pakistani communities in addition to many French people took part in the march. Syrian flags and pictures of President Bashar al-Assad were lifted in solidarity with Syria. The participants affirmed their confidence that the Syrian army, people and leadership will emerge victorious from the crisis caused by foreign-backed terrorism.

The French participants condemned their country's anti-Syria policy and stressed that the French calls for arming terrorist groups in Syria are unjustified.

In Brussels, The Syrian students and members of the Syrian community in Belgium organized a solidarity stand in support of the homeland near the European Union headquarters.

Participants in the event condemned European calls for arming the terrorists in Syria and affirmed their support for national dialogue which contributes to rebuilding the homeland.

In Yerevan and in front of the UN office in the Armenian capital, the NUSS branch and the Syrian community there held a solidarity stand with Syria in the face of the global conspiracy against the country. They asserted their support for the wise leadership of President Bashar Al-Assad.

In a letter addressing the UN Chief Ban Ki Moon, the participants urged the UN to play a bigger role in halting the armed terrorist groups' acts which aim at destroying Syria, undermining its military and civil structure and fragmenting its cohesive social fabric.

In Havana, the Syrian students and community in Cuba strongly criticized the Western and UN stances and double standard policy towards the ongoing events in Syria and stressed their solidarity with their homeland.

In a letter they sent to the UN office in the Cuban capital, they condemned the silence of the international organization regarding the killing, bombing and destruction acts committed by terrorist groups in Syria and regarding the misleading media which aims at falsifying facts and hiding the reality of events in Syria.

 H. Mustafa