The Syrian Opposition Coalition (SOC) and the Syrian Interim Government (SIG) held a celebration ceremony on the 11th anniversary of the start of the Syrian Revolution in the town of Hour Kilis in rural Aleppo. The ceremony was attended by hundreds of revolutionary, civil and military activists, as well as the families of the fallen heroes and detainees.
The ceremony included speeches, a military parade, laying a wreath at the tomb of the fallen heroes, revolutionary songs, and honoring influential figures in the Syrian Revolution.
The speech of the host was delivered by the deputy commander of the Revolutionary Commission for Liberation, Saif Abu Bakr who welcomed the guests and saluted the heroes of the Syrian National Army (SNA) and the sacrifices they are making in order to continue the Syrian Revolution and achieve the demands of the Syrian people.
SOC’s President Salem Al-Meslet gave the opening speech in which he emphasized that the Syrian people impressed the whole world with their steadfastness, patience, heroism and sacrifices, adding that the Assad regime lost the bet that brutality and criminality would break the will of this great people.
For his part, SIG’s Head Abdurrahman Mustafa stressed that the lessons of history have proven that the most powerful forces of evil and tyranny have collapsed before the will of the people, stressing that the Syrian people are the descendants of an ancient civilization and makers of history.
Minister of Defense in SIG, Brigadier General Hassan Hamadeh, stressed that the Syrian Revolution started from Dara’a despite the intimidation that the regime practiced to prevent its occurrence, adding that the Syrian people are making tremendous sacrifices to regain freedom and dignity.
Al-Meslet and Mustafa decorated a number of SNA commanders, mothers of fallen heroes, and representatives of civil society organizations.
(Source: SOC’s Media Department)