Syria Pays Tribute to Working Class on International Workers' Day

Damascus - On the occasion of the International Workers'' Day, Syrian workers reiterated their support for the Army and the people in the struggle against terrorism, as stated by trade unions, political and national government organizations.

In this regard, 'We still sustain all production-related efforts amid the present and tough circumstances' in close cooperation with government and social organizations, according to a statement from the General Federation of Trade Unions (GFTU).

GFTU President Jamal al-Qaderi praised the local working class's endeavors to outlive both the economic war and the one-sided unilateral sanctions imposed by the United States, and to stand up against the destruction of factories and infrastructures by the terrorists.

In turn, the Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party issued a statement in which 'Syrian workers will continue being the driving force, the main pillar for development and also a symbol of sacrifice', and make common cause 'to enhance Syrians' living conditions in all respects.

As part of dissimilar events taking place nationwide, Syrian Prime Minister Imad Khamis visited several industrial facilities in Damascus and stated, 'We have come here to convey President Bashar Al-Assad's congratulations to Syrian workers who have proved to be an example to the world and their tasks are all-important to fight the unfair terrorist war and for the reconstruction and maintenance of local infrastructure.'

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