In two condolences cables to Khamenei and Rouhani, President Al-Assad: The US criminal act will increase the resistance axis' determination to confront its devastating policies

President Bashar al-Assad sent two cables to the leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and Iranian President Hasan Rouhani offering condolences for the martyrdom of several resistance leaders, foremost of whom is major General Qassem Suleimani.

President al-Assad emphasized that the criminal act perpetrated by the US affirms its policy in supporting terrorism, disseminating chaos and instability in the region and the world.
"We have received with great sadness and sorrow the news of the martyrdom of several resistance leaders, for most of whom was major general Qassem Suleimani, the Commander of al-Quds Brigade who spent his life-time in national work in the service of his country, the resistance axis, the just causes of people and fighting terrorism and its supporters," His excellency said, adding that "On behalf of the Syrian people and myself, I offer heartfelt condolences to you and to the Iranian people praying to God Almighty to have mercy on the deceased and inspire his family and yourself with patience and fortitude.

President al-Assad affirmed that the memory of the late Suleimani will remain forever in the conscience of the Syrian people who will not forget his support for the Syrian Arab Army in its battle against terrorism and its supporters, and his lasting imprints in many victories against terrorist organizations.
The President affirmed that this criminal act, which was perpetrated by the US administration, reiterates its continued policy of supporting terrorism, disseminating chaos, instability and imposing the jungle law in service of the Zionist projects and colonialism in the region and the world as a whole.
President al-Assad said, "We are confident that this crime will increase the determination of the Resistance axis to continue standing in the face of the devastating US policy and in the face of all forces of aggression and injustice in the world."
His Excellency added that we don't have a shadow of a doubt that the policy of martyr Suleimani and his colleagues will be further enhanced in the minds of the young men of the resistance who will be more determined to follow in the footsteps of martyr Suleimani and his colleagues to promote the strength of the resistance and its immunity in the face of our enemies, to achieve justice and impose the rule of peoples' will all over the world.
In his cable to president Rouhani, President al-Assad said, "We felt pain and were saddened by the news of the martyrdom of several resistance leaders for most of whom was major general Qassem Suleimani, the Commander of al-Quds Brigade in a cowardly American aggression.
The President added that the martyr's support of the Syrian people and army and his great contributions to the victories realized on the Syrian territories against terrorist organizations will remain in the memory of the Syrian people forever.
His Excellency affirmed that the martyrdom of these leaders who paid their lives for the sake of resistance will constitute a guiding light for all those who follow this path with them, and it will enhance the insistence and determination of the forthcoming generations to put an end to the aggressive policies that violate the rights of peoples and the sovereignty of states which have been adopted by the US in our region.
The President said that the blood of the martyrs would strengthen the resistance axis and increase insistence on liberating our region from occupation, settlement and confiscation of people's rights to their lands and resources.
" On behalf of the Syrian Arab people and my own behalf, I express full solidarity with the Iranian people and heart -felt condolences to the families of the martyrs praying to God Almighty to inspire the Iranian people and you patience and comfort.