DAMASCUS,(ST)_ "The escalation of the vicious attack against Syria's land , people and the state under an uncovered and blatant Arab, regional and international conspiracy is , but a revenge for Syria 's national stand and a service for the colonialist projects in the Arab region." said a statement , issued by 70 Palestinian poets, writers and intellectuals .
The statement which was released in a meeting for the Committee in Solidarity with the Syrian people, held in Haifa in the occupied Palestinian territories of 1948 under the title " One thousand greetings of pride for the Syrian Arab Army , the Protector of Syria and the compeller of its enemies, emphasized :" Our words and voice should be heard, because the outcome of this battle will leave its impact for generations to come, and therefore the Arab nation must win over its enemies, whatever the sacrifices, large or expensive. "
The Palestinian writers and men of letters voiced support for the Syrian people and national leadership . They deplored all external interferences in the Syrian internal affairs , so that the Syrians " will achieve their aspirations to live free and choose what they deem appropriate within the course of their national principles."
They expressed full confidence that the Syrian people will overcome this ordeal and got out of it stronger in spite of haters and conspirators.
"Syria 's victory will be for the benefit of the Arab nation . All Arab forces from the Ocean to the Gulf should stand by Syria in the Arab battle for destiny , because the ongoing battle is not only against Syria but also hit the future of all Arabs", the statement noted, adding, that " in confirmation of these meanings, we issue this statement as a document for truth and history ".
" The statement conveys two messages: The first is that a large part of the intellectuals of our people inside Palestine support the reform process in Syria and stand against the aggression , while the second message conveys the gratitude Palestinians in the occupied territories of 1948 for Syria 's stand concerning Palestinian cause", Palestinian writer Saed Nafaa told the Syrian TV.
Events taking place in Syria confirm that there is a global conspiracy and a terrorist onslaught to destroy this country , said another Palestinian writer Issam Makhoul .
For his part, Palestinian intellectual Aleef al-Sabbagh said that enemies of Syria are using all ways and means to partition the Arab World." They partitioned Iraq and now they want to fragment Syria," he added, noting "but, the Arab people will confront the US-led conspiracy against the Arab world."