President of the Syrian Opposition Coalition (SOC), Salem Al-Meslet, stressed that the Syrian people are still waiting for the implementation of UN Resolution 2254, which the UN Security Council passed on December 18, 2015. He stressed the need to step up efforts to revitalize the political process and implement the essence of the resolution to achieve a genuine political transition in the country and meet the aspirations of the Syrian people.
Al-Meslet said that seven years after the issuance of UN Resolution 2254, the United Nations is yet to implement the resolution. He stressed that the international community’s failure to implement the resolution has exacerbated the crisis on the humanitarian level and complicated the political scene. He added that the international community is partly responsible for what happened in Syria.
Al-Meslet made it clear that the SOC still commits to the implementation of UN resolutions on Syria, most importantly resolutions 2118 and 2254, with all their provisions, especially the release of detainees, the disclosure of the fate of the missing, and accountability.
Al-Meslet also stressed that any further delay in implementing UN Resolution 2254 will have a negative impact not only on Syria, but also on international peace and security. He also stressed that the failure to implement UN resolutions led to more atrocities, and turned the regime-held areas into an international distribution center for drugs and the Captagon trade.
(Source: SOC’s Media Department)