Syrian army withdrew from Lebanon after attending an ongoing partial or complete in various Lebanese regions lasted for 30 years.
Lebanese people don’t agree on one opinion about the form of the Syrian withdrawal from Lebanon. Some consider it real independence and others see it as “ruining the Lebanese – Syrian relations”.
The first party considered that Lebanon was occupied by Syrian forces and the second party considered that Syria helped Lebanon to get over the civil war which lasted for 15 years (1975-1990)
Syria, like other countries supported parties in Lebanon during the civil war (1975-1990) not only by money but also with weapons.
After the Israeli invasion of Lebanon, Syria provided the Lebanese Muslims means in order to face Israel, and the Syrians and the Lebanese succeeded to expel Israel from Lebanon.
The Syrian military became an important part of the Lebanese civil war and maintaining Lebanese peace.
April 25th, 2005, the last Syrian soldier left from the Lebanese territory after the assassination of Rafik Al Hariri (late prime minister) in 14.02.2005 and after a split between supporters and opponents of the presence of the Syrian regime in Lebanon.
As with Saudi Arabia and other countries, Lebanese people are not satisfied with any interference from Syria, because Syria is viewed to have a secret agenda supported by Iran.