PROVINCES, (SANA) – On the 41st anniversary of the glorious Correctionist Movement, huge masses flocked on Wednesday to the public squares in a number of Syrian provinces to express support to the Syrian independent and sovereign national decision, affirming loyalty to the homeland.
The participants in the rallies stressed adherence to the national unity, importance of maintaining security and stability, and rejection of the Arab League’s decision against Syria and the foreign interference in Syria’s internal affairs.
In the capital Damascus, youth of the Homeland turned the streets leading to the Squares of Umayyad and Saba’ Bahrat into national platforms to express to the whole world that Syria is immune to conspiracies, stressing their absolute rejection of the AL decision.
Gathered under heavy rain, the marchers considered that the decision targets their country’s steadfastness and pan-Arab role in the protection of the Arab rights.
“I am ready to sacrifice myself to keep Syria free and proud,” said the 11-year old Amal al-Shami. In the same context, masses of youth gathered outside the Arab League office in Damascus to stress the Syrians’ rejection of the League’s decisions and of any foreign interference in their country’s internal affairs.
For the third day in a row, Syrian women from different backgrounds continued their open sit-in protesting against the League’s decision, an activity in which they cut curls of their hair in an expression of their resentment of the Arab stance against their country.
In the coastal province of Lattakia, mass crowds from all the Syrian provinces streamed to the tomb of the late President Hafez al-Assad in al-Qerdaha city to stress their adherence to the firm principles set by the Correctionist Movement on its 41st anniversary.
Mohammad Derar Jammo, Head of the Political and International Relations Department at the Arab Expatriates Organization, highlighted the symbolic importance of the popular rally as it reflects the Syrian people’s commitment to the strategic values and the prospective thought of the Correctionist Movement which was established to build the modern Syria and has adopted the Resistance approach to face the conspiracies against the Arab Nation.
The participants considered that targeting Syria is a targeting of the resistant Arab history, stressing the solid will of the Syrians is able to face such decisions prepared in advance by the colonialist western powers.
The participants took the oath of President Hafez al-Assad swearing to remain united, committed to the pledge and the late President’s resistant approach, adhered to the Syrian army and to continue the course following President Bashar al-Assad.
“In my name and the name of every free woman in this homeland, I say ‘Yes’ to our leaders President al-Assad,” said Asiya al-Mashi, head of Inma Association to Support Women and Children with Cancer in the northeastern province of Raqqa.
At the end of the march, which witnessed participation from all the spectrums of the Syrian society including pro-Syria campaign members, artistic, political, popular, academic and civil figures in addition to ordinary people, the marchers headed towards President Hafez’ tomb and laid wreath on it.
Meantime, thousands of the people of Tartous, on the Syrian coast, gathered in al-Muhafazeh Square chanting pro-Homeland slogans and stressing their belief in the Syrians’ ability to foil all conspiracies.
Al-Zurbeh area in Aleppo countryside, northern Syria, witnessed a great national scene where pro-national unity marchers chanted slogans calling fro protecting the state institutions being targeted by the conspirators.
They called for working as one hand against the foreign interference attempts, stressing that they will not allow anyone in the world to target Syria’s dignity and pride.
The committee of ‘Youth of Syria’ group staged, in cooperation with Aleppo satellite TV channel, a sit-in of thousands of youths in Saadalla al-Jabiri Square to reject the League’s unjust decision against the Syrian people.
In the central province of Hama, people of al-Salamiyeh also gathered in the city’s square calling the Arabs not to follow the calls for instigation and conspiring against Syria, emphasizing that Syria, thanks to its aware people, will be immune to all the conspiracies.
Marches of millions of the Syrian citizens were organized in all the provinces on November 13, at which the participants expressed rejection of the decision on suspending Syria’s membership in the Arab League.
The marches were held in all the Syrian provinces of Damascus, Aleppo, Lattakia, Tartous, Hasaka, Deir Ezzor, Raqqa, Sweida, Homs, Hama, Idleb and Daraa.
In Hasaka, citizens of the city gathered at the President Square, rejecting the Arab League’s resolutions against Syria and the foreign intervention in its domestic affairs.
The participants expressed rejection of the Arab League decisions and foreign interference, stressing adherence to the independent national decision.
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