President Abbas sends "our warmest brotherly congratulations" to Syria's leader Bashar Assad
Headline: “The [PA] president congratulates his Syrian colleague for Evacuation Day”
“[PA] President Mahmoud Abbas congratulated President of the Syrian Arab Republic Bashar Assad for the celebration of the Syrian Arab Republic’s Evacuation Day (i .e., the anniversary of the end of the French mandate of Syria in 1946).
In the congratulatory telegram, the president said: ‘As you celebrate lauded Evacuation Day, it is our pleasure to convey to your excellency – and through you to your honorable government and to our brothers the members of your people – our warmest brotherly congratulations on behalf of the State of Palestine, on behalf of the Palestinian people, and on my personal behalf. We pray to Almighty Allah that He will give your excellence health and happiness, and may He give Syria and the Syrian people more stability, progress, and wellbeing.’”