The delegation of the Syrian Opposition Coalition (SOC) and the Syrian Negotiations Commission met the European Union Special Representative for the Middle East Peace Process, Sven Koopmans, and discussed with him the latest field and political developments in Syria on the sidelines of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.
The delegation stressed the important role of the European Union in supporting the political transition in Syria in accordance with UN resolutions, especially the Geneva Communique of 2012 and UN Resolutions 2118 and 2254. They praised the role of the EU countries and their principled positions in supporting the Syrian people.
For his part, Mr. Koopmans stressed that despite the priority being now given to the Ukrainian crisis, Syrian still gets the attention of the European Union. He reiterated that there is no change in the EU’s policy towards Syria or in the support for the cause of the Syrian people.
Mr. Koopmans pointed out that the European Union is well informed of the humanitarian situation in Syria and the urgent need for humanitarian aid. He stressed that the EU will continue to send humanitarian aid and seek the renewal of the UN resolution for the cross-border delivery of humanitarian aid.
(Source: SOC’s media department)