Meet Dr. Wanli, a surgeon and former German MP of Syrian origin., who spent 47 years in estrangement as an expatriate away from his homeland
The participants agreed that Syrians themselves must first be willing to set aside their differences and become a united front for their efforts to have any chance of succeeding
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"... we need to demolish the structure of tyranny, and establish an alternative project [...], to build a new Syria," says Khaled Abu Salah.
The event was both an exuberant celebration of Syrian culture, and an opportunity to collaborate on plans for supporting civil society in Syria.
"I don't hesitate to exhaust all efforts in working with all Syrians to restore Syria as a state of citizenship and democracy."