Bashar al-Assad has called on all Syrians to abandon violence and lay down their arms, and engage in Syria’s reconstruction, according to Syria’s presidency.
In a statement, the presidency said: “National reconciliation is the most important way to put an end to violence, killing and destruction in the country. And today, after the dangers of this targeting have become clear to everyone, President al-Assad calls on everyone to return to the homeland and lay down their arms.”
It added that those who took up arms now have the opportunity to express their belonging to the homeland and to listen to the national voice.
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