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SAF Congratulates the Syrian People

June 4, 2014

The Syrian American Forum congratulates the Syrian people for their courageous and overwhelming participation in the presidential elections. Syrians voted inside of Syria and in countries where official logistics were available. Despite threats, accusations and security concerns the overwhelming participation of Syrians confirmed that the Syrian people are proud of their own independence and rejection of foreign interference. On this occasion, SAF calls on the president elect, Dr. Bashar Al Assad to move on with reforms and further participation of political internal opposition in a national reconciliation government whose priorities shall be fighting terrorism and strengthening democracy of which the elections are a first step.
SAF also calls on President Obama and the American administration to respect the choices of the Syrian people and give them the chance to chart their own future.