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Sun - 02 Dec 2018 - 12:43 AM ،،،

 In response to the invitation of the STC Department of Foreign Relations, the Southern Community in the United Kingdom organized in the British city of Sheffield on Saturday, a special symposium on the struggle of the southern people, attended by a group of academics, politicians, activists, social figures, southern citizens and STC members, to mark the 51st Anniversary of Independence Day, November 30.

The ceremony began with the national anthem of the South followed by a minute to honor the southern martyrs in the first and second revolution, then the participants listened to the direct speech pronounced from Aden over the phone, by the president of the Southern Transitional Council, Aidroos al-Zubaidi in which he greeted the Southern Community in the United Kingdom, affirming the steadiness of the Southern Transition Council on the way to achieve the desired and irreversible goal for the Southerners, represented by the freedom, independence and the building of the southern civil state.

The of the STC Department of Foreign Relations in Britain, Dr. Aidroos al-Naqeeb presented a historical review of the struggle of the southern people, since the 14th of October revolution and the historical precursors that preceded it by decades in peaceful and armed confrontations with the colonial regime, till the first independence on 30 November 1967 and the formation of a unified southern state, affirming that the second independence of the new South will be soon but not similar to the pre-1990 South nor to that of the pre-1967.

For his part, the head of the office of the STC Department of Foreign Relations, Dr. Saleh Mohsen al-Hajj talked about the historical necessity of the October 14 Revolution which culminated in the independence on the 30th of November, praising the struggle of the southern people and their rejection of injustice and tyranny throughout history which has been proven by their ongoing second southern revolution and their determination to obtain freedom and dignity.