On the occasion of November 29, International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, the WFTU organized an International Solidarity Symposium with the participation of Palestinian and international delegates: Palestinian trade unionists, trade union cadres from Middle East, Europe, Asia and Latin America, the Ambassador of Palestine in Athens, Mr. Marwan Toubassi, the Ambassador of Cuba in Athens, Ms. Zelmys María Domínguez Cortina, ICATU General Secretary, brother Ghassan Ghosn and OATUU Depute General Secretary, brother Valentine Udeh took part in the Symposium, which opened with a greeting speech of the WFTU General Secretary, comrade George Mavrikos. All the Palestinian leading cadres, members and friends of the WFTU actively participated in the Symposium. The WFTU thanks them and is committed to continue stably by the side of the Palestinian workers until their vindication.
All interventions stressed the importance of the strengthening of solidarity with the Palestinian People for the implementation of the UN decisions and fulfillment of their demands, for the end of Israeli settlements, liberation of all Palestinian political prisoners, return of the refugees, recognition of the Independent Palestinian state on the border of 1967 with East Jerusalem as its capital.
Militant decisions for the strengthening of the struggle for the release of Palestinian prisoners and especially children from the prisons of Israel, as well as the strengthening of the pressure for the implementation of decisions concerning the Palestinian workers’ rights and demands were taken at the Symposium.