Venezuela, ALBA countries, voice solidarity with Syria in face of US threats

The countries and governments of the Bolivarian ally of the People of the American Continent and the social movement of the Bolivarian ally of the American People (ALBA) expressed solidarity with Syria in the face of the US threats to wage an aggression against Syria under false pretexts.

Caracas, (SANA), Sep 05, 2013

albaIn a statement, the ALBA countries said that Syria is facing an imperialistic conspiracy carried out by the armed terrorist gangs with the aim of weakening Syria and fragmenting the region.

The statement said that the situation in Syria was proposed on the 7th session of the summit of the presidents of the countries of the South American held in Surinam last August, as the participants in the summit called for dialogue and peaceful solution to the crisis in Syria.

ALBA pointed out that the situation in Syria was the most important issue raised during the activities of the 7th ordinary summit held in Suriname on August 30th, where the participating presidents and governments urged for dialogue and a peaceful solution to the crisis in Syria.

In a similar context, several popular movements and organizations and the Syrian community in Venezuela organized many activities and events for supporting Syria in the face of the U.S. threats of launching aggression on it.

The Ministry of People’s Power for Women and Gender Equality held a solidarity stand with Syria in Caracas in coordination with the Syrian Embassy and Women’s Union attended by the Syrian Ambassador Ghassan Abbas and members of the Venezuelan Socialist Party.

Also, Vargas Municipal Council arranged a stand in support of Syria in front of the Syrian Embassy with the participation of activists from the Unified Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) where they chanted slogans in support of Syria.

In a statement the Municipal Council said ” We, the local socialist municipal councils, which represent the popular authority, the nationalists and those who believe in the peoples’ rights to self-determination and sovereignty, stress the depth of the friendly bounds with Syria and renew our commitment in supporting all efforts that create the suitable environment for achieving peace for the Syrians with respect of this country’s sovereignty and independence.

Moreover, members of the Syrian community in the Venezuelan city of Valencia organized a solidarity march with the attendance of the Arabic Club in addition to some youth bodies.

The participants hoisted the Syrian flag and chanted slogans that express their standing with Syria and condemnation of the U.S. campaign and its terrorist tools.