President of the Syrian Opposition Coalition (SOC), Nasr Al-Hariri, received a delegation from Deir Ezzor province at the SOC’s office in the town of Azaz in rural Aleppo. The delegation gave an overview on the conditions and the most urgent needs of the people of the province, while Al-Hariri talked about the SOC’s plan of action and the developments in the political process.
The delegation welcomed the SOC’s decision to transfer its activities to the liberated areas as it would contribute to improving the management of these areas through the integration of the work of the SOC with its executive institutions.
The military commanders talked about the role of the people of Deir Ezzor province in the battles to liberate the province as well as in the battles in the Qalamoun region and Idlib. They also talked about their participation in the operations of the Shield of the Euphrates, Olive Branch, and Peace Spring. They affirmed their full support for the SOC’s plan to establish a military academy as they stressed the need to accelerate the organization of the military institution.
Representatives of the IDP Association talked about the difficulties facing their work as they highlighted the needs of the people who were displaced from Deir Ezzor. They called on the SOC to intervene to find appropriate solutions to the problems facing the people of the province.
For his part, Al-Hariri gave an overview on the latest developments in the political process and the Assad regime’s refusal to seriously engage in the process. He lamented the lack of an international will to find a political solution in Syria in accordance with the Geneva Communique of 20120 and UN Resolution 2254.
Al-Hariri also talked about the SOC’s plan of action in the liberated areas as he pledged to meet the demands of the people of Deir Ezzor, and to overcome the obstacles facing the work of organizations, associations and bodies that represent them.
Participants in the meeting agreed that a SOC delegation would tour the settlements housing the people of Deir Ezzor in the liberated areas. (Source: SOC’s Media Department)