The Syrian Opposition Coalition received Political Advisor for the Syria Team at the Dutch foreign ministry, Rana Abbawi, and thanked her for the cooperation she had showed during her work in the service of the common interests between the two countries.
SOC’s Vice-president Oqab Yahya thanked the Dutch diplomat for her efforts to support of the Syrian revolution over the past three years, stressing the importance of Netherlands’ role in the issue of accountability. He cited the Dutch Foreign Minister’s decision to bring the Assad regime before the International Criminal Court for its violations of the Convention against Torture.
Yahya also thanked the Netherlands for its generous hosting of Syrian refugees and for its constant policy in this regard.
For her part, Abbawi emphasized that accountability will eventually be achieved no matter how long it will take.
She stressed the need to find alternatives in light of the Assad regime’s deliberate disruption of the political process and its insistence on pursuing a military solution.” (Source: SOC’s Media Department)