ROME, Italy, The city of Palma di Montechiaro, in Sicily, hosted on Friday, a number of events, to show solidarity with Syria, which were attended by Syria's Ambassador to the Vatican, Hussam EddiAla.
In a speech, during the conference, held as part of the events, ambassador Ala asserted that, the Syrian Arab Army is achieving great victories, in the battle against the terrorists, which Syria is waging, on behalf of the world.
Syria is determined to continue to provide its citizens' needs, despite the great challenges the country faces, due to the terrorism and the sanctions imposed on it, the ambassador stated.
He expressed great appreciation for this initiative, which reflects the cultural and historical ties that connect the Syrians and the Italians, particularly the people of Sicily.
The head of Palma di Montechiaro's local council, and representatives of local political parties, expressed their full solidarity with the Syrian people, and their desire to support them against terrorism.
The solidarity events included holding mass, in the city's cathedral for peace in Syria, and launching a campaign, to collect medical aid for the Syrian Ministry of Health.
Source: Nam News Network