Syrian Negotiations Commission Meet US Congressmen in Bid for More Effective US Role

Syrian Negotiations Commission Meet US Congressmen in Bid for More Effective US Role

Sep 21 2019

ARK News: A delegation of the Syrian Negotiations Commission met with a number of prominent members of the US Congress and the US special envoy to Syria, James Jeffrey, to discuss with them the humanitarian disaster unfolding in Idlib as a result of military operations being launched by the Assad regime and Russia and the latest political developments.

The meeting, which took place inside the US Congress in Washington DC, was organized by the Syrian community in the United States. Member of the Commission Badr Jamous, said that they asked members of the US Congress to urge the US administration to take serious action to protect civilians in Syria and ensure a nationwide ceasefire, the release of detainees, and the provision of humanitarian aid for the IDPs.

The delegation called on members of the US Congress to seek greater US engagement in Syria and supporting the cause of the Syrian people in their quest for freedom, dignity and getting rid of the Assad regime.

Jamous said that the delegation reaffirmed its commitment to the implementation of international resolutions on Syrian, especially the Geneva Communique of 2012 and UN resolution 2254 as he stressed the need to adhere to the timetable and steps set out in those resolutions.

The delegation then held an internal meeting with the Syrian community in the United States. Head of the Commission Nasr al-Hariri gave an overview of the humanitarian and political situation as well as the vision of the Syrian Interim Government to manage the liberated areas.

Source: Syrian National Coalition

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