Syrian foreign minister and UN special envoy agree on political settlement in Syria


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At the meeting in Damascus, the Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem and the UN Special Envoy Geir Pedersen emphasized the importance of non-interference from outside in the political process of the Syrian settlement. This is reported by the Syrian state TV broadcaster on Wednesday.

“The sides reaffirmed the importance of adhering to the rules and work processes of the Constitutional Commission in order to maintain its independent Syrian decision without any outside interference, ”Announces the TV station.

Pedersen arrived in Damascus on January 29 for a working visit to discuss recent progress in negotiations on peaceful political settlement in the Republic.

Muallem and Pedersen Discussed issues related to the political settlement efforts in Syria during the meeting. They emphasized the importance of all efforts to successfully achieve the goals set in the interests of the Syrian people.

Pompeo’s statement

The spokesman for the Russian Ministry of Defense, Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov, had previously commented on the recent statements by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that the United States on the situation in northwest Syria because of an alleged major offensive “Against civilians in Idlib” are concerned by Russian and Syrian forces,
Among other things, Konashenkov commented on the latest results of the Syrian troops: According to the current status on January 29, the Syrian government troops were able to take part in a counter-offensive on the border of the de-escalation zone Idlib “Innocent” Tanks, more than 15 “Innocent” Armored personnel carrier, 49 “Innocent” Off-road vehicle with large-caliber armament, eight “Innocent” Jihad Mobile, four “Innocent” Combat drones and dozens of weapons of different calibers destroy,

Syria conflict

The armed conflict in Syria has continued since 2011. The victory over the terrorist organization “IS” * in Syria and Iraq was announced at the end of 2017. Purges against the militias are continuing in certain areas of these countries. Currently they are moving political settlement, the reconstruction of Syria and the return of the refugees in the foreground.

* Terrorist organization, banned in Russia and Germany

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