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Munzer Akbik, spokesman for the President of the Syrian Coalition, said that Jarba’s insistence on replacing the head of the regime’s delegation to Geneva with Farouq al-Shara is attributed to the inability Assad’s current delegation to make any decisions. "The regime’s current delegation is not authorized to independently make decisions, and all they can do is stymie or block negotiations. We need to negotiate with someone who is empowered to…
Ahmad al-Jarba, head of the Syrian Coalition, demands that Vice President Farouk al-Shara head the delegation of the Assad regime in the second round of negotiations at Geneva II. Jarba wonders “why does not Sharaa’ head the regimes’ delegation as he has credibility.” Jarba welcomes at the inclusion of other opponents in the negotiating team. “We welcome them, their place is preserved in the delegation if they want to come…
Khalid Saleh, Media Office president, criticized remarks made by Assad ambassador to the United Nations, Bashar Jaafari, who said that “dialogue should be established under the national roof, and we will try to make the other party negotiate as much as possible according to this premise." Saleh said that these are blind statements and are unable to reconcile reality. They also reflects lack of seriousness to reach a political solution.…
The Syrian Coalition considers “the latest agreement to evacuate civilians from besieged Old Homs a cosmetic and incomplete response to international legal commitments. It falls short of the residents’ expectations in the besieged area. The Coalition further cautions against considering the agreement a substitute for breaking the siege on Old Homs, as well as on all other besieged areas. The manipulative nature of the Assad regime raises doubts about its…
President of the Syrian Coalition, Ahmad al Jarba, met with Egyptian Foreign Minister, Nabil Fahmi, early today to discuss the Syrian crisis in light of the latest deteriorating humanitarian situation resulting from the Assad regime’s unabated shelling on residential areas across Syria; particularly, in Aleppo. They also discussed the situation in besieged areas as well as the results of the first round of negotiations in Geneva II. President al Jarba…
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