Event: General Syrian Congress Is Held in Damascus

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Attended by delegates from all over Bilad al-Sham, including Palestine, the General Syrian Congress announces its rejection of the Balfour Declaration.

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1919/7/2
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1919/07/02
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Balfour Declaration Is Made
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