Mikdad meets US Peace Council delegation

Damascus, SANA- Deputy Foreign and Expatriates Minister Dr. Fayssal Mikdad met on Monday the US Peace Council delegation, headed by Henry Lowendorf.

During the meeting, Mikdad briefed the delegation on the situation in Syria and the terrorist war waged against it with a direct support by some Western countries and states in the region, affirming the need to convey the true image of what is happening in Syria to the US people.

Mikdad explained to the guest delegation the Syrian government’s vision to resolve the crisis in Syria politically which is based on realizing the desire of the Syrian people in restoring security and stability across to Syria, stressing that the Syrian government’s decision is to continue to work for finding a peaceful solution to the crisis along with fighting against terrorism.

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He hoped that the international community will play an important role in combating terrorism in Syria and stopping foreign support for terrorism which will lead to ending the crisis in Syria and achieve peace for the Syrians.

For his part, head of the delegation stressed the delegation’s keenness to be informed about the real situation in Syria, particularly in what is related to the US interference, affirming that the Syrian people and leadership have the right to fight terrorism and that the international community needs to offer all possible support for Syria in the face of this unjust war.

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Commenting on the recent Russian-US talks, Mikdad said in a press statement he wished that these talks would be conducted within the framework of the fight against terrorism and contribute to stopping the Turkish intervention in the internal affairs of Syria through closing the Turkish borders.

For his part, Gerry Condon, member of the delegation, pointed out that the delegation is comprised of a number of peace groups as he represents a US Army Veteran group who rejects the US policy towards Syria, adding that their visit aims at supporting Syria.

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