Jarba lists 5 main axes for Syrian tribes’ dialog



Tue, 19 Sep 2017 - 01:06 GMT


Tue, 19 Sep 2017 - 01:06 GMT

Head of Tomorrow Movement Ahmed Jarba gives a speech in a press conference in Cairo August 5- Aya Samir_Egypt Today.

Head of Tomorrow Movement Ahmed Jarba gives a speech in a press conference in Cairo August 5- Aya Samir_Egypt Today.

CAIRO – 19 September 2017: Five main axes were listed by Syria’s “Al-Ghad” (Tomorrow) opposition movement’s chairperson, Ahmed Jarba during his press conference held in Cairo for the national dialogue between the Arabian tribes in Syria.

“These points could be considered as a first draft for our dialogue to be edited and modified during our talks in order to get a satisfying results by the end of our conference,” Jarba said.

He added that the main axes include, “confronting all kinds and forms of terrorism, knowing that the political solution will not be balanced unless it was based on Syrians’ demands first, and resolutions of the international legitimacy second, admitting all of the Syrian factions’ rights, agreeing on one, clear plan regarding the current transition period, and finally conducting a real national dialogue supervised by the current transition administration.”

Jarba considered his conference proof on what he called the “Arabian project” which includes Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the UAE. This project is supporting and backing the real, free and balanced Syrian home in which no rights are violated according to Al-Ghad (Tomorrow) movement’s chairperson.

The two-day conference supposes to include several closed sessions between the different Syrian tribes to reach a political solution regarding eastern Syria.
On July 23, the first Egypt-brokered ceasefire was announced in the Ghouta region in Damascus, while the second de-escalation deal was announced in an area in northern Homs countryside on August 3.

The Syrian current deteriorating situations have had its toll on the social, economic and political fabric of these tribes, which are integral parts of the Syrian nation.
Syria's Al-Ghad opposition movement was founded in March 2016 by Syrian National Council member, Ahmed Jarba. Recently, the movement signed a ceasefire agreement in eastern Ghouta with the Syrian regime.

The Syrian political situation has been deteriorating since the protests emerged with the Arab Spring revolutions in 2011, when the opposition created the Free Syrian Army to face Assad’s forces. The situation worsened when the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group began interfering in the country in 2014.

About 470,000 people have been killed since the beginning of the war as of February 2016, according to the latest data from the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. Some 1.6 million Syrians have been domestically displaced, while the number of refugees has reached 4.8 million people, the data added.



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