April 17, 2017
The Syrian Coalition congratulates the Syrian people on Independence Day which falls on April 17 to mark the withdrawal of the last French soldier from Syria after a long popular uprising and a political struggle by the Syrian people.
The anniversary of the Independence Day comes as the Syrian people continue their struggle in the face of increasingly difficult and extremely serious challenges. April 17, 1946 was one of the most important landmarks in the history of our country, the day when the Syrian revolutionaries managed to restore freedom and achieve independence thus laying the foundation of modern Syria. However, serious challenges are now preventing the Syrian people from achieving freedom, dignity, and justice.
Through words and deeds as well as the unrelenting resolve to achieve their goals, the Syrian people have showed that they will carry on with their struggle until they achieve victory, regain freedom, and defeat the tyrannical Assad regime, its allied occupation and the forces of terrorism in Syria.
May our wounded recover, our detainees be free, and our fallen heroes rest in peace.
Long live Syria and the Syrian people, free and with honor.