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The General Assembly continued its meetings in Istanbul for the third day. Today's agenda included discussion of the work and achievements carried out by the interim government and its future projects in addition to the difficulties it is facing including the funding problem. The General Assembly also discussed work reports of the Syrian Coalition's ambassadors and the possibility of renewing passports for Syrians. (Source: Syrian Coalition)
The Syrian Coalition said that it "was shocked and deeply saddened by news of the assassination of Father Francis Van Der Lugt, patriarch of the Jesuit monastery in Bustan al Diwan neighborhood, Old Homs." The Coalition condemns, in the strongest possible terms, such a cowardly act and pledges to bring its perpetrators to justice. Father Francis has lived in Syria for more than 35 years, and refused to leave the…
The General Assembly said it had elected 19 members for the political committee in the meeting held in Istanbul. Four members retained their seat in the of the political committee, namely Anas al-Abdah and Hadi AlBahra, Ahmad Ramadan and Natheer Alhakim. The new members of are:  Salah Darwish, Alia Mansour, Abdelahad Astepho, Mohammad Khair Al-Wazir, Mohamed Khair Banco, Nasser al-Hariri, Yahya Maktabi , Ahmed Jakal, Anwar Badr, Jamal Al Ward,…
Louay Safi, spokesman for the Syrian Coalition, ruled out participation in the third round of Geneva II talks due to Russia's letting go of Geneva I declarations and it is cover up of the Assad regime's practices. Safi also denied the Assad regime claims that the battles near the Syrian coast affected the handover of Assad's chemical weapons cache. "There is no link between the battle for Kassab and Assad…
Badr Jamous, Secretary General of the Syrian Coalition, decries statements made by Lebanese Labor Minister, who said that "the Syrian Coalition's accusations against us that we are racist is sheer ingratitude for all what we have done for the Syrian refugees. If the Syrian Coalition is dissatisfied with our behavior, then it should take the Syrian refugees out of Lebanon." Jamous said in response that "we are pleased with the…
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