2000 families of martyrs honored on 42nd anniversary of October Liberation War

the real Syrian Free Press

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Damascus, 7 Oct. 2015 ~ On the occasion of the 42nd anniversary of October Liberation War of 1973, the Syrian Association for the Support of Martyrs’ Families /Tammuz/ held a ceremony to honor hundreds of martyrs’ families at Damascus Opera House on Tuesday.

The event was attended by Deputy Commander-in- Chief of the Army and the Armed Forces, Defense Minister Fahd Jassem al-Freij, Information Minister Omran al-Zoubi and senior state, partisan, religious, civil and artistic officials.

Deputy Commander-in- Chief of the Army and the Armed Forces, Defense Minister Fahd Jassem al-Freij

“People who have the will to scarify their lives will inevitably triumph,” said Defense Minister, stressing optimistically that “we will triumph eventually as we possess the will to scarify and the will to win.

For his part, Syria’s Grand Mufti Ahmad Badr-Eddin Hassoun said “this day is a day of victory in which Late President Hafez al-Assad shone.”

October War refers to the Arab Israeli War that was fought by the coalition of Arab states led by Egypt and Syria against the Isreali occupation enemy…

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