Damascus, SANA- Presidential candidate Abdullah Salloum Abdullah has affirmed that all Syrians won as soon as the presidential elections were completed, which are considered a new victory for the Syrian people and for Syria.
In a statement posted on his Facebook page Abdullah expressed thanks and gratitude to the people of Syria in his name and on behalf of the Socialist Unionist Party for their enthusiasm and patriotism by their participation in the presidential elections.
“You are the ones who expressed all honesty, loyalty and belonging to the homeland … and you participated in this national achievement with all your freedom, awareness and patriotism … and your cry was loud in the face of Syria’s enemies, as we expected it,” he said.
He added, “I thank everyone who voted for me … and I affirm that we are all winners once these elections are completed, which are considered a new victory for the Syrian people and for Syria.”
He went on saying “We congratulate President Dr. Bashar al-Assad for his victory in the elections … and we affirm that we in the Socialist Unionist Party will remain as we were …by the side of our people, our army and leadership … we always strive to strengthen our national unity until the liberation of the entire Syrian soil from all the occupiers who have desecrated the homeland, and we always say our strength is through our unity.”
Source: Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA)