People's Assembly denounces attack against al-Ikhbariya TV as attempt to silence the voice of right
DAMASCUS– Members of the Peoples' Assembly condemned the barbarian massacre against the Syria media and journalists which aim at silencing the voice of Syria.
In a People's Assembly session on Wednesday, the Assembly members asserted that terrorism against the Syrian journalists will not dissuade them from continuing their media message to convey the truth. The MPs stressed that the U.S. and Isreali agents in the region and the oil monarchies are behind this terrorist act which targeted the Syrian media because of its role in exposing terrorists who are destroying Syria and those who back them up with funds and arms.
Speaker of the People's Assembly, Mohammad Jihad al-Laham stressed that the massacre aimed at replacing the stability and security in Syria with terrorism to silence the free voice of the right.
In turn, MP Fayez al-Sayeigh said that targeting journalists leave no room for doubt that what is taking place in Syria has nothing to do with freedom or the 'Other Opinion', calling upon Arab and international humanitarian and media organizations to shoulder their responsibilities towards this crime.
For his part, MP Faisal Azzouz stressed that the attack against the Syrian al-Ikhbariya TV is an attack against every Syrian and every journalist in the world, adding that they want Syria to bow down not to change the regime.
MP Omar Ossi stressed that the crime came in line with their theory of 'creative chaos' to implement a geopolitical scheme in the region with Israel as its center.
MP Sharif Shhadeh said that the conspirers are angry with Syria because of their failure in misleading others and the success of Syrian media in exposing their crimes.
MP Adnan Suleiman said that the attack against the Syrian al-Ikhbariya TV is a violation of the principles of human rights and part of the conspiracy to prevent conveying the reality and mislead the international public opinion.
In turn, MP Mohammad Ali al-Khabi stressed that Syria will come out stronger thanks to its army, people and leadership and the criminals will be punished for their crimes.
MP Khalil Mashhadiyeh said that those who committed the crime and those who support them do not believe in the freedom of expression, stressing that the Syrian blood is sacrosanct just as the Syrian territories.
The MPs concluded that this terrorist act is rejected and condemned as it aims at concealing the voice of right and truth.
The People's Assembly approved reports submitted by the permanent committees on electing its offices' staffs.
The Assembly referred draft laws forwarded by the President on combating terrorism and amending Article 556 of Penalties Law to the constitutional and legislative committee for studying.
The session also tackled establishing new faculties in the Syrian universities and opening a branch for Agriculture Bank in Deir Ezzor in addition to establishing al-Dmeir National Hospital.
The comments dealt with investing transfer plants in Banias and means of distributing essential food materials to villages and towns.