ZALIN, Syria — In a statement to Suroyo TV, Co-Chair of the Syriac Union Party (SUP) in Syria Sanharib Barsom, reiterated the party’s unwavering commitment to the ongoing struggle for the rights of the Syriac (Aramean–Assyrian–Chaldean) people in their historic land of Beth Nahrin (Mesopotamia). Speaking on the 18th anniversary of the party’s founding,
Barsom delved into the party’s history, objectives, and actions, highlighting its mission to strengthen the presence of the Syriac (Aramean–Assyrian–Chaldean) people in Syria and ensuring their legitimate rights. The party also aspires to contribute to the establishment of a democratic, pluralistic Syria through collaboration with other regional components, he added.
While acknowledging that the party has achieved some of its goals, Barsom affirmed its commitment to persist until all of its objectives are achieved. In assessing the current situation in Syria, he emphasized the need for increased efforts to reach a political solution. Barsom expressed confidence in the enduring struggle of the Syriac (Aramean–Assyrian–Chaldean) people, along with others who champion democracy and pluralism, to contribute to a political resolution that aligns with the aspirations of all Syrians.
Barsom underscored the party’s chosen path of struggle, sacrifice, and the sacrifice of its martyrs, emphasizing the weight of responsibility in the face of these sacrifices. He pledged to uphold the commitment to the Syriac (Aramean–Assyrian–Chaldean) people’s cause, which has endured centuries of genocide and persecution, urging all individuals, institutions, and parties within the community to unite for a brighter future in their historic land, Beth Nahrin.