Members of the Political Committee of discussed the repercussions of chemical attack carried out by the Assad regime on the town of Sarmin in rural Idlib in a meeting held yesterday and today at the headquarters of the General Secretariat in Istanbul.
The Syrian Coalition sent a letter to the UN Security Council concerning the Assad regime’s latest chlorine gas attack on the town of Sarmin in rural Idlib on Monday. At least six people were killed, and scores injured, with toddlers, of about three years of age, causing a large number of the victims.
The letter calls upon the UN Security Council to take enforceable measures to ensure the implementation of the relevant UN Security Council resolutions to stop the Assad regime from committing more crimes against the Syrian people, stressing the need for taking measures under Chapter VII of the UN Charter to ensure compliance by the Assad regime that has shown utter disregard for all international laws and norms.
The meeting also discussed the outcome of the Cairo and Moscow meetings, while Spokesman for the Syrian Coalition, Salem al-Meslet, stressed that the Syrian Coalition did not attend the Cairo meeting nor did it take part in the preparatory committee that emerged from the meeting, and that the participation of members of the Syrian Coalition in the meeting was not in their capacity as representatives of the Syrian Coalition, but attended personally. (Source: Syrian Coalition)