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Louay Safi, spokesman for the Syrian Coalition, criticizes Assad’s evasiveness about Geneva II’s agenda. When they were asked whether they were willing to discuss the formation of the transitional governing body in parallel with the fight against terrorism and violence, the delegation of the Assad regime replied that “we are willing to discuss the file of violence and terrorism of some groups." Safi said that “the Assad regime rejects to…
The Syrian Coalition, on behalf of the Syrian people, congrats Mr. Tammam Salam, Lebanese Prime Minister and all the Lebanese people for formation of the new government. The Syrian Coalition expresses its hope that the new Lebanese government meets success in dealing with Lebanon’s internal affairs and in achieving the demands of the Lebanese people and their pressing economic and social needs. The Syrian Coalition also expresses hope that the…
Munzer Akbik, spokesman for the Coalition’s president, said the Assad regime’s lack of seriousness and blocking of talks at Geneva II, necessitates that the international community re-evaluate its options towards the Assad regime. “The international mediator Lakhdar Brahimi made concerted efforts to bring about a political solution, but the Assad regime’s recalcitrance and its adherence to formalism foiled all proposed solutions, the latest of which was the formation of a…
The delegation of the Syrian Coalition agreed to the proposal submitted by the special envoy Lakhdar Brahimi on the agenda of Geneva II negotiation, though Brahimi did not specify a date for the third round of the talks. The delegation of the Syrian Coalition "”stresses the need for speeding up the political transition a prelude to change in Syria,” reasserting their commitment to the political process “that serves the interests…
Khalid Saleh, head of the Coalition’s Media Office, calls on the international community to pass a binding UN Security Council resolution “to end Assad’s systematic massacres and which meets the aspirations of the Syrian people for freedom, justice and dignity." Saleh stresses that this resolution can only be passed through "putting pressure on Russia and China to end the stalemate in Syria.” Saleh’s remarks came as a response to “the…
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