The Political Committee of the Syrian Opposition Coalition (SOC) convened for its scheduled meeting on Thursday to address various pressing matters. Among the key topics discussed were the recent developments within Syria, with a particular focus on the Assad regime’s escalated military activities in Dara’a province. The committee also delved into the latest political updates, including the concerning trend of Arab countries normalizing relations with the Assad regime.
During the meeting, the committee examined the repercussions of the Wagner Group’s rebellion on the Russian presence in Syria. Additionally, they explored the ongoing campaign for justice initiated by the families of the victims of the boat that has sunk off the Greek coast in recent weeks.
The committee expressed serious concern about the grave consequences arising from the regime forces’ military escalation in southern Dara’a. They emphasized that this aggression is part of the regime’s long-standing strategy, aided by Iranian militias, to seize territories and perpetrate atrocities against civilians in the region.
Moreover, the committee underscored that the persistence of Arab normalization with the Assad regime would not serve the interests of the Syrian people, nor the interests of the countries engaging in normalization. Instead, such normalization would provide the regime with a green light to continue executing its strategic agenda. The recent military escalation in Dara’a serves as a compelling testament to this claim.
Ahmed Tomeh, the coordinator of the SOC’s Office of Strategic Studies, delivered a comprehensive study on the outcomes of the recent Astana meetings. He also highlighted the United Nations’ establishment of a body to investigate the fate of detainees, as well as the proposed formation of a tribal belt in eastern Syria.
(Source: SOC’s Media Department)