The Syrian Coalition’s Department of Syrian Communities Abroad held a teleconference with representatives of the Syrian community in Romania and discussed with them the latest political and on the ground developments in Syria.
Vice-President of the Syrian Coalition Badr Jamous gave an overview of the latest political developments in Syria, most importantly the planned US withdrawal from Syria, the establishment of a safe zone, the beginning of the work of the new UN envoy Geir Pedersen, and the issue of the Constitutional Committee.
Jamous stressed that the Coalition is committed to meeting the demands of the Syrian people for freedom and dignity as well as achieving a transition to new political system in accordance with international resolutions, most notably the Geneva Communique of 2012 and UN Security Council Resolution 2254. He stressed that Constitutional Committee can serve as a gateway to a credible political process provided that this Committee meets the international standards of “credibility, inclusivity, and balance.”
Head of the Department of Syrian Communities Abroad, Mohammad Yahya Maktabi, spoke about the necessity of activating the work of the Syrian communities in all countries around the world, especially with regards to raising the issue of the Assad regime war crimes’ against the Syrian civilians as these communities are considered civil society organizations.
Maktabi called for the holding of regular meetings between the two sides in order to coordinate positions and stances as very important especially in the arrangement of activities in the issue of human rights and the sacrifices the Syrian people are making order to regain freedom and dignity.
For their part, representatives of the Syrian community in Romania reiterated their commitment to the goals and principles of the Syrian revolution, bringing about a genuine political transition, and the establishment of a new ruling system based on justice and equality.
The representatives said they stood ready to work with the Syrian Coalition on all activities and events related to the Syrian revolution, especially with regards to raising the issue of the Assad regime’s war crimes against Syrian civilians. (Source: Syrian Coalition’s Media Department)