"Syrian Expatriates play a very important role in raising the voice up as to halt the ongoing war of terrorism against Syrians and as to lift the unjust siege imposed on the Syrians,"

From H.E. President Bashar Al-Assad's September 20, 2016 statements.

"The visits by the Expatriates to their mother homeland are in demonstration of the expatriates loyalty and belonging and stand by their homeland, Syria."

From H.E. President Bashar Al-Assad's September 20, 2016 statements.

 

 

  ''Syria takes pride in its communities abroad and their ability to integrate into their new societies, given the openness of the Syrians' culture and their loyalty to the mother country and their new countries.''

From H.E.'s Press Statements in Romania, (November 11, 2010)

 "This true amity wasn't earned for sentimental reasons, but rather because you came to this country and helped build it and defended it when you were asked to do that, and at the same time remained emotionally and practically committed to your country, forming a bridge between two regions,"

 From H.E.'s Statements in Argentine  (July 4, 2010)

 

"I didn't need to explain our stances; sometimes I hear clearer and stronger stances than ours towards our issues. This is naturally due to the important role of the community which has existed for more than a hundred years and managed to relay this image to society and all its segments and levels."

From H.E.'s Statements in Argentine  (July 4, 2010)

 "The spiritual bond between the two areas-Syria and Argentine- through communities is a point of strength that isn't available in many countries in the world, particularly since these communities occupy important posts in all political and economic walks of life and in decision-making positions, and they can help the two countries."

From H.E.'s Statements in Argentine  (July 3, 2010)

 "Syria is proud of its community not only for its success and excellence, but also for its ability to integrate in the new society which they live in without getting away from their origins. This means that they are still loyal to their original homeland as much as their loyalty to their current homeland."

From H.E.'s Speech to the Syrian Community in Brazil, (July 1, 2010)

 "The Syrian community in Brazil and in the countries of South America represents a special case, since it came from a country which has one of the oldest civilizations in the world, and came to a civilized region too. So, its missions were to integrate the two civilizations."

From H.E.'s Speech to the Syrian Community in Brazil, (July 1, 2010)

 ''There is no bridge between two countries or two peoples stronger than the human bridge,''

From H.E.'s Speech to the Syrian Community in Brazil, (July 1, 2010)

"The force of the expatriate community is determined by the role it might play between Syria and Venezuela through maintaining communication with the motherland."

 From H.E.'s address to the Syrian Expatriates in Venezuela  (June 27, 2010)

  

''The Syrian Arab Communities do create an important bridge linking the Mother Homeland to their Expatriate Countries.''

From His Excellency’s Statements during His Croatia Visit, (October 29, 2009)

 “The Syrian Arab Communities worldwide create but the base for linking the expatriates to their mother homeland, and the bridge for the Syrian relations with all countries of the world at the most of fields,”

From His Excellency’s Statements during Austria Visit, (April 28, 2009)

  

 “Your important role in making living cultural interaction with the other peoples through your wide-scale geographical presence and openness to the others constitutes the practical reaction to those narrow-minded people who market the idea of clash among civilizations.”,  “Such people exploited advanced technologies to distort many facts about the world, but despite that the real image on spot remains more effective and credible, that's why expatriates are responsible for displaying the real facts.”

 From HE’s Speech to the Syrian Expatriates  Conference,  (October 9, 2004)

  “For you, and for your homeland, do communicate with your kin and friends. Do encourage interaction between your sons and sons of the motherland. Do group yourselves in organizations that speak for your culture and nation.”

 From HE’s Speech to the Syrian Expatriates  Conference,  (October 9, 2004)

 PRESIDENT ASSAD SPEECH TO THE SYRIAN EXPATRIATES CONFERENCE   (October 9 , 2004)

 

 

Dr. Mohammad Abdo Al-Ibrahim