Joint political seminar of Syriac–Assyrian people’s nationalist parties and organizations in Sweden

BOTKYRKA, Sweden — Syriac (Aramean–Assyrian–Chaldean) political parties and organizations convened in Botkyrka, Sweden, marking a historic milestone with their inaugural joint political seminar. The event centered on the imperative of consolidating Syriac (Aramean–Assyrian–Chaldean) people’s demands in their historical homelands of Beth Nahrin (Mesopotamia).

Seminar director Fehmi Bar Karmo opened the session with a welcome speech, expressing his joy in orchestrating an event that signifies the shared vision of Syriac (Aramean–Assyrian–Chaldean) parties toward their future in Beth Nahrin.

Key speakers, including Yacoub Mirza from the European Syriac Union (ESU), Abjar Moshe representing the Democratic Assyrian Organization (ADO), and Sargon Nikola representing the Assyrian Democratic Movement (Zowaa), emphasized the significance of solidarity among Syriac (Aramean–Assyrian–Chaldean) parties and organizations in Syria and Iraq.

Discussions delved into the pressing challenges and crises facing Beth Nahrin, underscoring the necessity for collective dialogue among Syriac (Aramean–Assyrian–Chaldean) parties to establish a unified front on national demands and goals.

Attendees actively engaged with the speakers, focusing on the current stage of consensus and solidarity, expressing their joy at this historic step towards joint national work.

The speakers declared an open invitation to all political parties and organizations willing to join the initiative, fostering a shared commitment to ensuring a brighter future for Syriac (Aramean–Assyrian–Chaldean) people in Beth Nahrin.

This seminar marks the beginning of a series, with plans to extend invitations to Syriac (Aramean–Assyrian–Chaldean) clubs and churches, promoting further seminars on the importance of uniting in national endeavors.

Participating parties and organizations in Sweden include Bethnahrain National Council (Mawtbo Umthoyo D’Bethnahrin, MUB), Democratic Assyrian Organization (ADO), Assyrian Democratic Movement (Zowaa), Beth Nahrin Democratic Party, Chaldean–Syriac–Assyrian Popular Council, and Abnaa al-Nahrain party.

As the seminar concluded, speakers urged attendees to lend their support to the ongoing efforts for consensus and solidarity among Syriac (Aramean–Assyrian–Chaldean) political parties and organizations in Sweden.