AL chief highlights Arab spirit of the October liberation war
Regional, Politics, 10/2/1998
The Secretary general of the Arab league Esmat Abdul Meguid has hailed the spirit of heroism embodied by the Syrian troops during the October" Liberation war."
In a statement to SANA's correspondent in Cairo, Abdul Meguid added that the will of steadfastness and confrontation in the people of Syria had destroyed the" myth of the invincibility of the Israeli army " and restored the Arab nation its honor and dignity as well as confidence that every inch of the Arab lands will be restored regardless of time.
Abdul Meguid also praised stances advocated by Syrian President Hafez al-Assad in his "care to strengthening Arab solidarity and reactivate joint Arab action in the service of just Arab causes." He went on the victorious war launched collectively by the Syrian and Egyptian armies had asserted the unity of the Arab nation and its solid determination to deter the aggressors until the whole Golan will be restored along side with the occupied Arab lands in South Lebanon and Palestine.
On the other hand, Chief of staff of the Israeli army Shaoul Mufaz has admitted that the "October war" which falls October 6, 1973, had inflected a heavy price on Israel. He added the October was was one of the hardest war waged by the Israeli army. In statements he made on Thursday Mufaz added that Israel had lost the best of its fighters in the land, sea and the air in the said war which happened 25 years ago. A number of 2700 soldiers were killed in the October war, SANA reported.
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