The Syria Times takes pleasure in publishing some of the just, accurate and exact statements made about H.E. President Bashar Al-Assad since the untimely demise of Syria's great builder, the late Hafez Al-Assad, the father of modern Syria. Still the memories and bitter tears of June 10th 2000 alive inside the lucky among the Syrians who have had the opportunity to be eye witnesses to the late Al-Assad's epic of steadfastness, correction, liberation and resistance.

The Syrians who in millions took to the streets on that day are but to take the streets and in more numbers celebrating the victory of all Syria and Arab masses and the free world against al-Qaeda Wahabi and Takfiri terrorism. The millions along with their post-2000 born family members are now to chant ''Allah, Syria, Bashar''. Bashar has proved himself to be not only the man of humanity, hope, amity, fraternity, salvation and safety, but as the invincible President of all presidents and leaders.

His Excellency President Al-Assad ''came out of the people and lived with them'' and has remained one of them. The Syrians have seen him ''everywhere whether in the work place or on the streets or in your picnics in order to learn from you and sharpen his determination by his contact with you and shall work for you as he has always done.

The man who has become a president is the same man who was a doctor and an officer and first and foremost is the citizen.'' ''Our dear people, My trust in you is infinite and so is my love to you.'' And so, your Excellency, you are the savior, guardian and the majority does adore, trust and believe in you. The following is but some of the statements issued about you during 2010:

 ''The long-term strategic vision of President Bashar Al-Assad, which we share with him, has played an important role in the rapid development of the Syrian-Turkish relations."

 Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Turkish Premier, December 19, 2010.

 "His Excellency President Bashar Al-Assad is THE man of dignity and pride, whose words are deeds, which makes Syria continue, under his courageous and wise leadership, to encounter whoever wants evil for the Nation.'' 

Sheikh Dr. Mustafa Albagha of Manjaq Mosque, Damascus, November 16, 2010.

 ''H.E. President Bashar Al-Assad is the key player in the Middle East; His Excellency has been steadfastly leading Syria in the most difficult circumstances.''

 The Bahraini 'Al-Bilad' Newspaper, November 8, 2010.

 "The Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad always speaks in a transparent and clear way. He avoids manipulating policy. He never hesitates to say what he thinks of. He adheres to his principles."

 The Saudi al-Jazirah Newspaper, October 27, 2010.  

''H.E. President Bashar Al-Assad is a very brave, wise and strong Leader.''

  President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela, October 21, 2010.

 "H.E. President Assad is also a key figure in the Middle East. He is a proud nationalist, supporter of the Palestinians."

 Ian Black, the Guardian, July 14, 2010.

 "This order is recognition of all of the effort you have been exerting, not only as a leader of Syria but as a leader in the Arab region and the world, in the ongoing and courageous struggle for freedom of the peoples, peace and for life. I am not exaggerating when I say you are one of the new world liberators. This medal is presented by us and our people to President Al-Assad and then we present a replica of the sword of the Liberator Simon Bolivar, the sword of the liberation of peoples to President Al-Assad who does deserve it.'' 

President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela, (June 26, 2010) 

 ''For sure, President Bashar Al-Assad is the most of Arabs in harmony with himself and in satisfaction with his stances with their resulting success accomplished to Syria. H.E. President Al-Assad occupies a distinguished position which surpasses the Arab, regional and international level.''

 Talal Salman, As-Safir Editor-in-Chief, June 7, 2010.

 ''President Bashar Al-Assad's agenda is fully filled with appointments; Lebanon, however, is second to none as for emotion and political interest as well. As for Palestine, it is never absent from any meeting; Palestine is the Cause: in the past, present and future.''

 Talal Salman, As-Safir Editor-in-Chief, June 7, 2010.

 "His Excellency President Bashar Al-Assad is the best successor to the best predecessor.''

H.E. President Dmitry Medvedev of Russia, (May 10, 2010)

 ''We highly appreciate President Bashar Al-Assad's wise leadership and His keenness on the constructive cooperation, which has established a solid bridge between the Turkish and Syrian fraternal People, and contributed to the development of sincere and close relations between them.''

Ali Bardakoglu, the Director of Turkish Religious Affairs, (April 22, 2010)


"President Bashar Al-Assad's March and His national stances create hope for the Arab Nation."

Abdulrahim Morad, Lebanese Union Party Leader, (April 21, 2010)


"H.E. President Bashar Al-Assad is a great Arab Leader, who has a strategic vision and analysis for the nature of the conflict in the region, with its priorities governing all relations,"

 Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, the Secretary General of Lebanese Hizbullah Party, (March 31, 2010)

 "H.E. President Bashar Al-Assad has great credibility; he is sincere and never flatters anybody. I have concretely felt His high kindness and manners." 

H.E. President Michel Suleiman of Lebanon, (March 30, 2010)

 ''We are accustomed to His Excellency President Bashar Al-Assad's persistent follow up and support to the Arab Parliament as to make sure that this Parliament is in its due course in the interest of the Arab Nation Causes, and in bolstering of Joint Arab Action.''

H.E. Huda Bin Amer Chairwoman of the Arab Interim Parliament, (February 18, 2010)

 ''Assad has become the pivotal player in the rapidly realigning Middle East… Assad now has leverage over both the pragmatic camp and the radical axis. Both sides want him to come over fully. Europe sees him as part of the solution… He has skillfully navigated his country’s interests over the past few years…Avigdor Lieberman is not nearly as welcome as Bashar Assad in many of the world’s capitals. And Thursday’s comments by the foreign minister will most likely not shake the Syrian leader’s hold on power.''

 Amir Mizroch, the Jerusalem Post, (February 5, 2010)

 ''Again, I found President Bashar Al-Assad total commitment to peace in the region. He expects the European Union to be more active and much more engaged in peace process and to help the parties engaged.''

Mr. Miguel Angel Moratinos, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Spain, (February 3, 2010)
 

''Under the Courageous Wise Presidency of His Excellency President Bashar Al-Assad, Syria,  surpassing domestic as well foreign obstacles, has witnessed many of the unique accomplishments and miracles of the modern history. The position of Syria was bolstered and President Bashar Al-Assad emerged as a National Hero against every gambling by enemies and adversaries; unexpectedly from the young kind-hearted ophthalmologist following years of persistent intensive pressures. Indeed H.E. Al-Assad, the Popular President of Syria, has a remarkable capacity to surpass barbered wires.''

 The Yemeni Mareb Press, January 16, 2010.

 

Dr. Mohammad Abdo Al-Ibrahim

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