Representatives of the World Abaza Congress met with members of the Abkhaz-Abaza and Circassian Diasporas in the Syrian Arab Republic.
Volunteer Day, dedicated to people who fought together with the Abkhaz people during the 1992-1993 PWPA, is celebrated on August 15 in Abkhazia. The WAC web info portal publishes several stories of volunteer veterans by this date.
A monument to Major General of the Syrian Army, an outstanding public and political figure Oualid Marshand was opened in Sukhum.
President of Abkhazia Raul Khadzhimba during the official visit to Syria met with representatives of the Abkhaz-Adyg Diaspora and honored the memory of Waleed Marchan.