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Opening plenary kicks off World Anti-Imperialist Congress

by Jim Byrne |
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Diosdado Cabello, member of the National Assembly from the Venezuelan United Socialist Party (PSUV) speaking to anti-imperialist conference. (Fight Back! News/Staff)

Caracas, Venezuela - On January 22, hundreds of international delegates from 52 countries heard from leaders from Syria, Venezuela, Cuba and Brazil to kick off the World Anti-Imperialist Congress.

Starting with a professor from Syria who remarked that U.S. imperialism assassinated Iranian General Qassem Soleimani because the U.S. fears it is losing its grip on the Middle East, the crowd shouted “Viva Soleimani!” He added that, with the help requested by Syria from Russia, Iran and others, the Syrians have bravely declared “No pasarán!”

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