The Syrian Opposition Coalition (SOC) held a virtual meeting with the Kurdish National Council in an atmosphere of candor, transparency and open exchange of views on both points of agreement and disagreement.
Participants discussed the latest on the ground and political developments as well as the common issues, most notably the unity of the Syrian opposition and political solution in Syria in accordance with international resolutions, especially UN resolution 2254. Both sides stressed need to transition the country from tyranny to a pluralistic, democratic system, and a modern constitution that guarantees the separation of powers, the independence of the judiciary, public and private freedoms, equality and citizenship, and the rights of all the Syrian components.
The meeting, which was chaired by SOC’s President, Nasr Al-Hariri, brought together members of the SOC’s presidential body and political committee.
It came as part of continuous meetings between the two sides to strengthen communication and coordination with all components, bodies and personalities comprising the SOC’s General Assembly.
The SOC reaffirmed its keenness on organic partnership with the components of the Syrian people, especially the Kurdish National Council. It stressed the importance of strengthening its role and partnership, especially in the Syrian Negotiations Commission and the Constitutional Committee. It also reaffirmed its commitment to developing joint work that would help face the challenges laying ahead.
For its part, the Kurdish National Council affirmed that since the start of the revolution, the Council has been committed to the goals of the Syrian revolution, stressing its keenness on carrying on with their active role in the SOC, the Constitutional Committee, and the Syrian Negotiations Commission. It called on the SOC to work on ensuring the return of the people who were displaced from Afrin, Ras al-Ayn, and Tal Abyad.
The two sides discussed the PYD’s violations east of the Euphrates region, stressing the need to work together to stop these violations against civilians.
They also stressed the need to continue to hold more meetings in view of the rapid developments in Syria, especially east of the Euphrates. (Source: SOC’s Media Department)