Syrian opposition member speaks to Orient News in Astana

Syrian opposition member speaks to Orient News in Astana

Syrian opposition member speaks to Orient News in Astana
__new_Underarticle_image_EN__
Orient News - Exclusive
Date: 2017-01-25 10:42
In an exclusive interview with Orient News, opposition delegation member in Astana talks, Essam al-Reiss, spoke to our correspondent, Ammar Ezz, clarifying some points about opposition fighters’ stance.

Opposition fighters came to Astana because it is the only way to stop the “Syrian nightmare,” said al-Reiss, adding that opposition’s factions are committed to the ceasefire, but the Assad regime is the party violating the deal.

Al-Reiss also said that opposition delegation had submitted its technical paper, about how to implement the ceasefire on the ground, to the UN, and it was promised the reply in a ten days’ time, but there was no reply.

Al-Reiss stressed that the side responsible for any future political negotiations will be the Higher Negotiations Committee (HNC), and that the delegation in Astana only speaks on behalf of the opposition’s fighting factions. Any talks about Geneva, future talks are left for the HNC to deal with, he added.

__new_Underarticle_EN__

Related

11 children among 40 civilians killed as car bomb rips through Syria’s Afrin .Turkey neutralizes 20 PKK militiamen in northern Syria .Israeli airstrikes hit targets near Palmyra desert in Homs .185,000 Syrians returned to Idlib since cease-fire .OPCW: Assad regime Air Force used chemical weapons in Ltamenah .Landmine kills civilian in Aleppo’s Afrin .Eight shepherds shot dead in Raqqa countryside .Turkey neutralizes PKK militiamen in Syria .SNHR: 145 civilians killed in Syria in March 2020 .SNHR: Assad regime, Russia committed 77 massacres in Idlib since April 2019 .UN adviser: All Syrians are at risk .Global COVID-19 cases reach 2 million .Global coronavirus recoveries exceed 600,000 .Coronavirus death toll in Turkey tops 2,000 .Iran’s coronavirus death toll surges past 5,800 .Russia’s coronavirus cases hit 87,147