NORTH AND EAST SYRIA – November 1st, 2020, is World Kobane Day and marks the fifth anniversary of solidarity with the resistance of the city of Kobane. On that day in 2015, the people of Kobane resisted the offensive by the terrorist organization of ISIS and was the beginning of the geographical defeat of its Caliphate.
In a statement on the fifth anniversary, the Democratic Autonomous Administration (DAA) of North and East stated that the Kobane resistance was a turning point in the revolution of northeastern Syria. It was the beginning of the end of the dream of ISIS jihadists to establish an extremist Caliphate in Syria.
“The Kobane resistance was and continues to be a path towards preserving the values espoused by our peoples’ revolution. The 58-day resistance that emerged in Afrin, as well as in Ras al-Ayn and Tel Abyad, was an important part and an extension of the Kobane resistance. Through this resistance the world learned the cause of our people’s revolution, their just quest for democracy and the values of coexistence.”
In its statement, the DAA remembered the martyrs of the Kobane resistance and all the martyrs of the regions in North and East of Syria, stressing at the same time that the path of resistance was their choice in fulfilling the aspirations of the peoples and their quest to build a democratic Syria.
“We call on all societies in the world and peoples of all different affiliations to support, and continue to support, resisting terrorism in North and East Syria and to work towards achieving the objectives of this World Kobane Day by standing up against the Turkish practices that have reached the same horrific level of threat that ISIS posed. Turkey today threatens the security and stability of the region and the world,” the DAA concluded its statement.