The Impregnable Fortress

 DAMASCUS, (ST)- 'Guardian of the Homeland, today you are pursuing the process of sacrifice and giving, which you have started for more than four years as the impregnable fortress protecting the borders of Syria and preserving its pride and dignity,' said H.E. President Bashar Al-Assad.

In a word to the Syrian Arab Army on its 70th Foundation Day Anniversary, the General Commander of the Army and Armed Forces, Lieutenant General, Bashar Al-Assad added that the 'challenges imposed by the terrorist aggression against Syria were immense; the Syria Army, however, has been and is still up to the challenge: ever present powerfully in every encounter with the enemy, providing the best example for heroism, sacrifices and consequent lessons in bravery, belonging and loyalty to the Homeland,'

'We have had in scores of your battles in many places living examples of your great steadfastness and your honourable work and resistant unbreakable and invincible will, which everyday gets more solid and powerful as to increase your presence, activity and to continue encountering the machine of terrorism and killing and foil the sinister schemes of aggression,' underscored President Al-Assad in a written word to the Syrian Soldier Magazine 'al-Joundi Al-Arabi'.

Terrorism recognizes no borders underscored President Al-Assad

 DAMASCUS, (ST)_ Terrorism recognizes no borders , and the spread of terrorism cannot be eliminated by a war nor by warplanes. Outlined H. E. President Bashar Al-Assad.

Terrorism is a sick thinking, deformed belief as well as an odd practice and should be eliminated from its roots, added H.E. President Al-Assad, blasting the Western approach in handling terrorism once it strikes at the West and as 'revolution', 'freedom' and 'human rights' once terrorism "strikes at us".

"The West tackling of terrorism is hypocrite with double standards," added President Al-Assad in a landmark speech, aired live on Syrian Satellite TV.

President Al-Assad: No Bargaining on Our Causes and No Surrendering to Our Rights


DAMASCUS, (ST)_ Our battle against terrorism is the battle for existence, and destiny where there is no room whatsoever for leniency, said H.E. President Al-Assad.

Today we are more determined than ever to steadfast in the face of the colonial terrorist schemes of division and hatred targeting Syria and the entire region in the interest of the greed of the Zionist enemy, outlined H.E. President Al-Assad in a word to the heroic Syrian Arab Army on the 69th anniversary of its foundation,

President Al-Assad reiterated that we in Syria reject bargaining on our causes and reject surrendering our rights whatever the difficulties and conspiracies might be.

H.E. President Bashar Al-Assad asserted that the Syrian Army has ever been  an academy for manhood, values, pride, and dignity as the nations impregnable and guardian and defender of the nation against aggressors or invaders.

H.E. President Bashar Al-Assad Takes the Constitutional Oath


DAMASCUS, (ST)_ H.E. President Bashar Al-Assad Takes the Constitutional Oath for a New 7-year Presidential Term.

President Bashar Hafez Al-Assad was declared as the winner in Syria's June multi-candidate elections.

President Bashar Al-Assad won a third 7-year presidential term with the absolute majority: 10 million, 319 thousand and 723 voters voted President Al-Assad with an 88,7 percentage.

President Al-Assad: Terrorism should be struck as to get the political process forward

DAMASCUS, (ST)_ H.E. President Bashar Al-Assad underscored the pivotal role of frank and transparent dialogue among all the spectra of Syrian society as to sort out the ongoing crisis.

President Al-Assad declared, in a Ramadan  Iftar speech, that the Syrians themselves and by their own hands can only solve the ongoing crisis, renewing the pledge to defend the homeland and encounter the challenges, whatever big might, with the more of strength and determination.