Geneva, SANA – Deputy UN Envoy for Syria Ramzy Ramzy stressed the need to push towards a quick and serious political solution for the crisis in Syria, adding that the future of the Middle East is dependent on resolving it.
In an interview published on Monday, Ramzy highlighted the harmony of the Syrian society which set an example for diversity and coexistence, adding that preserving this harmony serves stability and the interests of all countries in the world.
He noted that the whole world has realized that Syria is not isolated and it constitutes a central state in the Middle East, indicating that the repercussions of events taking place in the country will affect wide parts of the world.
Ramzy said that the Syrian people alone have the right to determine their country’s destiny, hailing the Syrians’ adherence to the unity of their land and preserving it.
He added that the UN welcomes any effort that contributes to facilitating the political process in Syria, indicating to the efforts exerted by Russia and Iran in this regard.
The emergence of ISIS made the majority of countries reconsider their stances towards events in Syria, Ramzy noted.
He added that there is still room for hope, warning of the political, military and humanitarian consequences of the continuation of the crisis in Syria.
Rasha Raslan / Hazem Sabbagh