Lighting Christmas tree in Aleppo

Aleppo, SANA- Aleppo Governorate held on Thursday an event to light Christmas tree and the New Year’s Eve in al-Filat Street in the vicinity of the Chaldean Church and al-Tawhid Mosque.

Avo Khoshvian, Executive Director of Cilicia and New Generation Cultural Associations, said in a statement to SANA reporter that on this day of each year, the Christmas tree is lit as a symbol of peace, which coincided with the anniversary of Aleppo’s victory over terrorism.

In turn, Elias Adas of the Maronite Archdiocese of Aleppo, stated that lighting the Christmas tree affirms the message of peace and expresses victory despite all the conditions that Syrians are living because the unjust economic blockade.

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