Mikdad, Pedersen discuss latest developments related to Syria

Damascus, SANA- Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Dr. Fayssal Mikdad, met on Wednesday UN Special Envoy for Syria, Geir Pedersen, and the accompanying delegation.

Talks during the meeting dealt with the situation in Syria, including the efforts made by the Syrian state to support  stability, particularly through expanding the scope of reconciliations and settlement processes, in addition to the latest developments related to the political process.

Minister Mikdad stressed that the continued presence of the US and Turkish occupation forces in parts of the Syrian territory violates the Syrian sovereignty and the international law and all relevant Security Council resolutions.

He reiterated that the unilateral coercive measures imposed on the country are the main cause of the suffering of the Syrians.

For his part, Special Envoy Pedersen presented the results of his recent tours to a number of countries and the efforts made to resume the work of the Committee of Discussing the Constitution.

The meeting was attended by Dr. Bashar al-Jaafari, Deputy Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Dr. Ayman Sousan, Assistant Foreign and Expatriates Minister, and Dr. Abdullah Hallaq and Ehab Hamed from the Minister’s office.

Ruaa al-Jazaeri

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