Arab youth delegations visit the tomb of the Unknown Soldier… Solidarity Forum begins its activities in Damascus

Damascus,SANA- The Arab student delegations participating in the Arab Solidarity Forum visited Friday morning the tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Qasioun Mount in Damascus and laid a wreath of flowers on it.

The Student delegations came from Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine, Egypt, Algeria, Iraq, Yemen, Kuwait, Morocco and Bahrain in order to show solidarity with Syria and demand an immediate end to the embargo and unilateral coercive measures imposed on the Syrian people.

This was followed by the start of activities of the Solidarity Arab Youth Forum, hosted by the National Union of Syrian Students and the Revolutionary Youth Union Organization under the title “Together to End the embargo and Unjust Sanctions on Syria” with the participation of 92 young people from 10 Arab countries at Rida Saeed Conference Hall at Damascus University.

Head of the National Union of Syrian Students, Darine Suleiman, said in a speech during the opening of the forum that this event is an opportunity to demand breaking the embargo and an end the unilateral coercive measures imposed on Syria, which affected the country’s capabilities in dealing with the repercussions of the earthquake disaster.

She added that time has come to unify our efforts to break the siege because what is happening in Syria is a crime against humanity , indicating that the supplies of Arab countries for relief to those affected by the earthquake in Syria constituted an honorable image of standing by the Syrian people.

The general supervisor of the forum, Lebanese Abdullah Abdel Hamid, said: “We will remain together in facing all conspiracies that are against our nation,we are sons of one Arab nation.”

Abdul Hamid stressed that Syria was subjected to a global war, but it remained steadfast because its people and throughout history did not and will not yield to all foreign conspiracies, its army made many sacrifices, and its wise leadership knows the volume of these conspiracies and how to confront them.

Fedaa al-Rhayiah / Mazen Eyon

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