German plastic artist Ursula Behr dies at 58 in Damascus

Damascus, SANA – The 58-old-year German artist Ursula Behr died Tuesday in Damascus after long suffering with illness.

Yesterday, Behr opened her exhibition under the title “Rising from the Ashes” at Dar al-Assad for Culture and Arts, making her last wish to showcase her artworks in the heart of Damascus a dream come true.

In a press statement after opening her exhibition, Behr sent a message to the Syrian people in which she expressed her love to all Syrians and her confidence that they have achieved victory because they are right.

“My current health condition is critical, and if I die here, I want to be buried in Syria, the land of martyrs,” said Behr.

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