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Syria celebrates independence in defiance of U.S.-led airstrikes

ALEPPO — Simply days after U.S. led airstrikes focused Syria’s chemical weapons amenities, the Assad regime led celebrations, as Tuesday marked Syria’s model of the Fourth of July. In Aleppo, Syrians celebrated their historic independence from France.

An outside live performance of opera and folks dancing might not be what number of would think about a night within the metropolis, however Syria’s authorities desires to indicate energy within the wake of these strikes. Town was divided by fierce combating as the federal government battled insurgent forces.

However not removed from the occasion, warfare nonetheless rages. Rival insurgent teams in northern Syria are combating one another to the west, and to the south, Russian and Syrian airstrikes have been pounding insurgent positions in Idlib.

Syrians, no less than in government-controlled territory, are celebrating current wins, and making an attempt to look ahead.

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