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  • Aboul Gheit meets UN envoy to Syria
    Date: 25/09/2019

    Mr. Ahmed Aboul Gheit, Secretary General of the League of Arab States, met with Mr. Geir Pederson, the UN envoy to Syria, on the sidelines of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, the two sides dealt with the latest developments in the Syrian crisis with a focus on the formation of the Constitutional Committee announced yesterday, and the possible opportunity that should be seized to end this protracted conflict.

    Mr. Ahmed Aboul Gheit, Secretary General of the League of Arab States, met with Mr. Geir Pederson, the UN envoy to Syria, on the sidelines of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, the two sides dealt with the latest developments in the Syrian crisis with a focus on the formation of the Constitutional Committee announced yesterday, and the possible opportunity that should be seized to end this protracted conflict.

    An official source at the General Secretariat of the League of Arab States said that Aboul Gheit expressed to the UN envoy his belief that the formation of the Constitutional Committee represents the beginning of the road and not the end, and that much work should be done to restore the confidence of the Syrian people in the possibility of ending this conflict peacefully, which requires the different parties to transcend above their narrow interests  and put the national interest above all else, adding that the various regional powers should stop supporting agendas that would dissecting the Syrian homeland into conflicting spheres of influence.

    The source said that the Secretary-General of the League listened to the UN envoy about the latest developments regarding the composition of the Committee and the mechanism of its work, and the role played by the United Nations in facilitating its tasks during the next phase under resolution 2254.

    The source confirmed that Aboul Gheit pointed out during the meeting that the restoration of the political track, and the start of negotiations between the government and the opposition, is the only way to end the conflict through a future that includes all parties without exclusion and meets the aspirations of the Syrian people, in a way that preserves the unity, sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Syrian homeland and opens the door to begin rebuilding what was devastated throughout nearly nine years of war.

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- Arab Parliament

- League Of Arba States Administrative Court

- Investment Court

Arab Mechanisms for Human Rights

- Permanent Arab Commission for Human Rights

- Arab human Rights Commission for the charter

- The arab Parliament Committee on Legislative, Legal and Human Rights Affairs

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