Political parties of the Democratic Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria demand recognition of the 1915 Sayfo Genocide

NORTH AND EAST SYRIA — With the advent of the 107th anniversary of the Sayfo Genocide, committed by the Ottoman Empire against the Syriacs-Assyrians, Armenians and Pontic-Greeks, Suroyo TV, an affiliate of SyriacPress, interviewed political parties’ officials in the Democratic Autonomous Administration (DAA) North and East Syria.

Spokesman for the Future Syria Party Muwaffaq al-Ahmad stated that the Turkish attacks on the region aim to restore the Ottoman Empire control.

He added that a fierce war is launched against our regions, including Turkish daily barbarism and bombing of churches in the Tal Tamr area.

Co-Chair of the Democratic Green Party Luqman Ahmed affirmed that the Turkish regime is a descendant of the Ottoman Empire, and everyone knows that they committed the Sayfo Genocide against the indigenous peoples in the region, including the Syriac people.

“On the 107th anniversary of the 1915 Sayfo Genocide, we demand Turkey to recognize the Sayfo Genocide and bear its consequences,” said Ahmed. “In order to prevent other massacres against the peoples of North and East of Syria, the international community must prevent the Turkish policies against the peoples of the region, who established the DAA to manages their own affairs in North and East Syria.”