The Department of Political Parties and Movements in the Syrian Opposition Coalition (SOC) recently held a meeting with the Syrian Republican Party to discuss the latest political developments and communication mechanisms between Syrian political parties and movements.
The meeting was attended by Abdullah Kaddo, the coordinator of the department, along with members Abdul Majeed Barakat, Muhammad Ali Issa, and Yahya Maktabi. Representing the Syrian Republican Party were Marah Al-Buqai, Ahmed Al-Jamjimi, and Muhammad Aziz.
During the meeting, Kaddo emphasized the department’s commitment to engaging with various parties and maintaining continuous communication within the SOC’s plan and national project, with the aim of ensuring that Syrian parties are both representative and influential. He stressed the importance of establishing conditions and mechanisms for the inclusion and representation of these parties, while emphasizing the need to gather information about all active and effective Syrian parties.
The two sides also discussed the stances of the United States and Europe regarding the possible readmission of the Assad regime to the Arab League. Both parties acknowledged that the regime continues to pursue a criminal approach and is unlikely to make any concessions or meaningful steps, whether in the political or humanitarian sphere.
Furthermore, they emphasized the significance of maintaining sanctions against the Assad regime as a means of safeguarding the rights and conditions outlined in UN Resolution 2254, which pertains to the political process in Syria. Additionally, they underscored that the safe conditions necessary for the return of Syrian refugees must be achieved before any repatriation can occur.
Marah Al-Bikai, the Head of the Syrian Republican Party, expressed the importance of ensuring the representation of political parties within the SOC and providing support and activation to the department so that it can effectively fulfill its designated role.
(Source: SOC’s Media Department)