The Syrian Coalition mourned President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Mohamed Morsi as it extended its sincere condolences to his family and the brotherly Egyptian people.
In a press release issued on Tuesday, the Coalition said that “throughout his presidency, the late President Morsi supported and remained faithful to the aspirations of the Syrian people and their revolution for freedom, dignity and democracy. He also showed firm commitment to the fundamental causes of the Arab nation and did not compromise any of those.”
The Coalition also said that “we will always remain hopeful that Egypt will remain a bulwark against all attempts to threaten the security of the region and to spread and chaos. We are confident that it will hold to its commitments to the peoples’ aspirations for freedom and dignity.”
News about the death of President Morsi sent a wave of sadness and anger over the social media, with online campaigns launched to pay tribute to the deceased president. The hashtags ‘Mohammed Morsi’ in Arabic and English was on top of the list of trends on Twitter within just one hour after the news of his death.
Many Syrian activists mourned Morsi’s death as they cited his noble stances towards the Syrian revolution and his attempts to help the Syrian people rid Syria of the authoritarian rule and make a transition to democracy. (Source: Syrian Coalition’s Media Department)