As part of the efforts to mobilize international support for the Syrian Interim Government (SIG), Head of SIG Abdurrahman Mustafa on Wednesday met with Australian Ambassador to Ankara Marc Innes-Brow and discussed ways of coordination and cooperation between the Australian government and SIG.
Mustafa also met with Emily Wright, the Turkey desk officer for New Zealand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade at SIG’s representative office in the Turkish city of Gaziantep. The two sides discussed the situation in the newly liberated areas and the need to restore security and stability to those areas in order to encourage the return of refugees.
Mustafa said that that SIG prioritizes the provision of basic services to civilians, the establishment of civil and military courts, and the creation of the appropriate conditions for a decent life for the population. He pointed to coordination with the Turkish brothers in all that serves the common interests of the two peoples.
Moreover, Mustafa met with Lucy John, the political officer in charge of the Syrian file at the British Embassy at SIG’s Representative Office in Gaziantep. The two sides discussed the overall situation in the liberated areas.
Mustafa said that SIG is avidly seeking to restore stability and security to the liberated areas in order to allow the return of their people, stressing that SIG has taken all necessary measures to do so and working to prevent abuses. (Source: Syrian National Coalition’s Media Department)