The Syrian National Coalition’s political committee held a regular meeting to discuss a the latest political and on the ground developments. It also discussed the results of the recent European tour and the meetings with Arab officials held to mobilize support for the cause of the Syrian people.
Members of the committee reviewed the scale of the humanitarian catastrophe caused by the Assad regime and Russian ongoing military operations in the ‘de-escalation zone’ in northwestern Syria. They also discussed a comprehensive plan for an emergency campaign involving friendly states as well as international and local organizations in order to alleviate the suffering of the IDPs.
Tabled for discussion were also the results of the tripartite summit in Ankara which coincided with the meeting of the international Small Group on Syria in Geneva last week. The committee members reiterated calls for the implementation of international resolutions in the sequence set out by those resolutions, especially the Geneva Communique of 2012 and UN Security Council resolution 2254.
Moreover, members of the committee stressed the need to implement the humanitarian provisions contained in international resolutions as a confidence-building measure, including a nationwide ceasefire, the release of detainees, the introduction of humanitarian aid, and ensuring the voluntary return of displaced persons and refugees to their places of origin.
The members also discussed the meetings being held by a joint delegation from the Coalition and the Syrian Negotiations Commission on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly meetings with the aim of mobilizing Arab and international support for the Syrian people in their quest for freedom, dignity and getting rid of the Assad regime. (Source: Syrian National Coalition’s Media Department)