Three permanent members of the Security Council and Germany have reiterated that they will not provide any support or assistance for reconstruction in Syria until a credible, comprehensive and genuine political process begins irreversibly.
“Russia and the Assad regime must respect the right of Syrian refugees to return to their homes voluntarily and safely and stop claiming that conditions are appropriate for reconstruction and normalcy,” the United States, France, Britain and Germany said in a joint statement.
They also called on Russia and the Assad regime to participate seriously in the negotiations led by the United Nations and based on UN Security Council Resolution 2254 on Syria because they are the only negotiations capable of achieving peace in Syria.
Joint statement by the United States, France, Britain and Germany on Syria
Eight years ago, the Syrians went out to demand freedom, justice and reform, but the brutal response of the regime and its supporters led to the biggest humanitarian crisis since World War II, killing more than 400,000 civilians as a result of torture, hunger and attacks. for him.
He added that the regime and its supporters are trying to convince the world that life has returned to normal, but the reality of their suppression of the people is not over yet and there are 13 million Syrians in need of humanitarian aid and many of them are denied access due to the obstacles of the system, in addition to 11 million people have become displaced and unable to Returning to their homes, pointing to the recent intensification of violence in Idlib and the number of civilian casualties caused by air strikes.
The military solution, which the regime hopes to achieve with the support of Russia and Iran, will not lead to peace. The only way to end the violence and economic difficulties and to ensure a lasting settlement of the conflict is to reach a negotiated political solution as the only guarantor of guarantees for all components of Syrian society And neighboring countries.
This statement comes on the occasion of the eighth anniversary of the outbreak of the Syrian revolution against the Assad regime, which began to spark in the city of Daraa south of the country, after the arrest of the intelligence services children wrote slogans calling for freedom on the wall of their school. Thousands of Syrians took part in mass demonstrations in various cities and towns liberated to emphasize adherence Revolution and its principles and continue until the achievement of its objectives in full.