Bashar Al-Assad Congratulates Putin on Victory Day

Bashar Al-Assad Congratulates Putin on Victory Day
Thu May 5, 2016 18:47:25

The Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Thursday has congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin on the occasion of Victory Day over Nazism, stressed that Russia’s honorable standing by the Syrian people against terrorism is considered a natural continuity of Russian people’s long history of fighting injustice and aggression and supporting the peoples’ fair causes.

Al-Assad expressed, on behalf of the Syrian people and on his own behalf, sincere congratulations to President Putin and the friendly people of Russia on this historical day, underlining the high cost the Russian people paid to write down the legend of steadfastness that will inspire future generations.

He noted that Aleppo city, as well as other Syrian cities, has become like the heroic Stalingrad and gave a promise that “despite the brutality and cruelty of the enemy, and the great sacrifices and pains, our cities, towns, people and army will not be satisfied until they defeat the enemy and achieve victory serving the interests of Syria, the region and the world.”

Every year, Russia celebrates the anniversary of achieving victory over the Nazi Germany in World War II (1941-1945) on May 9th, and putting an end to fascism and Nazi phenomenon which attempted to control the world during the 1940s, SANA reported.

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