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Badr Addin Jamous, the Secretary General of the Syrian Coalition stresses that "inviting Iran to participate in Geneva II means that the international community and the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon intends to foil the conference.” Jamous also stresses that the position of the Syrian Coalition has been clear since the beginning. We can not sit with the Iranians at the negotiating table because they have been taking part in…
The Syrian Coalition condemns "the missile strike on the village of Arsal near Lebanon‘s eastern borders," blaming the Assad regime and the militias fighting alongside it direct responsibility for this crime. The Syrian Coalition also said that this crime constitutes further “evidence on the regime’s deliberate targeting of civilians." Furthermore, the Syrian Coalition described the "tactics followed by the Assad regime as “part of its overall strategy that seek to…
The Syrian Coalition approved going to Geneva II conference scheduled to begin in Switzerland this week. "The formation of a transitional ruling body with full powers will be at the top of the agenda of Geneva II,” the Syrian Coalition head Ahmad Jarba said. Jarba also said that there must be a specific timeframe for the negotiations, stressing that it cannot be an open-ended process. Jarba also expressed the Coalition’s…
Luay al-Miqdad, the FSA media and political coordinator, slams “the timing of increased Russian military support for the Assad regime at a time the international community is moving towards reaching a political solution that includes the transfer of power and the departure of Assad.” Miqdad questions “how the Russian officials express support for a political solution while stressing in closed-door meetings that they are convinced that Assad is part of…
Abdel Basset Sida, member of the Syrian Coalition, condemns statements made by the regime’s minister of National Reconciliation Ali Haider that described the systematic killing and destruction by Assad's forces as a military victory. "It's strange how such statements can be made by the so-called minister of National Reconciliation. These remarks reveal the criminal nature of the Assad regime, belie its endorsement of a political solution and reflects utter disregard…
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