Autonomous Administration vows to "continue the Kobanê legend"

A statement was issued by the Autonomous Administration of Northern and Eastern Syria to mark World Kobanê Day promising to "continue the Kobanê legend."

The Autonomous Administration of Northern and Eastern Syria has issued a written statement to mark World Kobanê Day.

The statement thanked all the people and institutions that supported the Kobanê resistance, and underlined that this resistance gave ISIS a historic defeat.

The statement said that Kobanê has become a legend of heroism and added: "This resistance once again revealed the values important to the world and the need to protect humanity."

The statement said emphasized that the liberation of lands occupied by Turkey such as Afrin, Serêkaniyê and Girê Spî is as important as the liberation of Kobanê and added: "This liberation is the active beginning of the elimination of terrorism in Syria."

The statement continued: "ISIS posed a great threat to Syria, the region and the whole world. The resistance put forward against ISIS in Northern and Eastern Syria was no ordinary resistance. This resistance protected the rest of the world from the ISIS threat. The Northern and Eastern Syria Autonomous Administration would like to thank all the individuals and institutions that supported this resistance. The people supported Kobanê and its fighters against ISIS atrocities. We also salute the ongoing resistance of the peoples of Northern and Eastern Syria and once again emphasize our determination to continue the Kobanê legend."