The Syrian Opposition Coalition’s (SOC) political committee held its periodic meeting on Friday, with the participants including SOC’s President Salem al-Meslet and many members of the General Assembly. They discussed the latest developments on the ground and political situation in Syria.
Secretary of the committee, Abdul Majeed Barakat, gave a brief overview on the intensive meetings held during the past week, which continued on a daily basis. He also talked about a roundup paper on the e weekly international and regional political events related to or affecting the Syrian issue.
The presidential body gave an overview on its activities. Al-Meslet spoke about the meeting that took place with the UN Special Envoy to Syria, Geir Pedersen, regarding the work of the Constitutional Committee. The UN envoy has not yet been able to set a date for a new round of the Constitutional Committee. He also said that he is not optimistic that any progress will be made in the political process due to the Assad regime’s procrastination and intransigence.
Participants reviewed the agenda of the SOC’s upcoming visit to New York and the meetings it will hold on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly meetings.
The Office of Strategic Consultations and the Office of Studies and Documents also submitted papers on the developments in the political situation in Syria, including a set of recommendations.
The Office of Military Liaison and Studies presented a report on the field situation and the latest military developments in Syria’s south and northwest.
(Source: SOC’s Media Department)