The Syrian Coalition stresses the Geneva I Communique and UN Security Council resolution 2118 as the basis for a political solution in Syria, as they call for forming a transitional governing body with full powers and free of Assad and his ruling elite.
Members of the political committee discussed developments in the political process and preparations for the next Vienna meeting with representatives of the Friends of the Syrian People group earlier today. They also set out the Syrian Coalition’s position and reiterated the aspirations of the Syrian people.
Member of the political committee Khatib Badlah reaffirms the Syrian Coalition’s commitment to continue the political process in accordance with UN resolutions in order to stop the bloodshed caused by the Assad regime, sectarian militias and the Russian invaders.
Representatives of the Friends of the Syrian People group reaffirm their adherence to the Geneva I Communique, stressing there is no place for Bashar al-Assad in Syria’s future. They reassert the Syrian Coalition as the legitimate representative of the Syrian people, commending its efforts to reach out to the political, military and civil forces regarding Syria’s future.
Spokesman for the French Foreign Ministry Romain Nadal said that the Syrian Coalition must play a key role in uniting the Syrian opposition at any upcoming talks on the Syrian issue following a meeting between President Khoja and Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius and French officials on Friday. (Source: Syrian Coalition)