The Embassy of Algeria in Damascus held a reception Monday on the 61st anniversary of the liberation revolution of November at Four Seasons Hotel.
Algerian Ambassador Saleh Boushah said that Algeria, which has suffered from the plague of terrorism, stands by Syria today in combating terrorism, adding “We hope Syria would restore its position and its security in a way to play its pan-Arab role.”
He affirmed this target would be achieved only through regional and international peaceful efforts and through activating the track of a national reconciliation in Syria.
“The Algerian people have recorded brilliant pages in history that we couldn’t forget,” Vice-President Najah al-Attar said in a statement to SANA.
She appreciated the Algerian people’s steadfastness and gaining victory after more than 100 years of occupation.
For her part, Presidential Political and Media Advisor Bouthaina Shaaban added “our generation is part of the Algerian revolution, affirming that Syria, which withstood during the years of crisis, joined itself to Algeria in liberation and struggle.”
Speaker of the People’s Assembly Mohammad Jihad al-Laham and Deputy Foreign and Expatriates Minister Fayssal Mikdad attended the event.