France strongly condemned the “deadly offensive launched by the Assad regime with help from its supporters against the town of Dara’a” in a letter to the Syrian Opposition Coalition. The letter reaffirmed France’s commitment to holding accountable those involved in crimes against the Syrian people.
The French Foreign Ministry said that Dara’a is “one of the symbols of the suffering endured by the Syrian people over the course of the 10-year conflict.”
“This attack confirms that without a credible political process, Syria, including the areas under the regime’s control, will not return to stability,” the letter added.
It went on: “There can be no lasting military solution to the Syrian conflict. The only way to put an end to the Syrian tragedy is through an inclusive political process, based on the various elements of UNSCR 2254.”
France reaffirmed its commitment to the fight against impunity for the most serious violations of international humanitarian law and human rights.
The SOC sent many letters to active and influential states in Syria, including France, about the Assad regime’s renewed crimes in Dara’a and the need for effective action to put an end to these crimes, lift the blockade on Dara’a, and deter the criminal regime. (Source: SOC’s Media Department)