Syria’s “Al-Ghad” (Tomorrow) opposition movement’s chairperson, Ahmed Jarba during a press conference held in Cairo 19 September -  Screenshot of Extra News video
Syria’s “Al-Ghad” (Tomorrow) opposition movement’s chairperson, Ahmed Jarba during a press conference held in Cairo 19 September - Screenshot of Extra News video

Extra News Video: Jarba says 'Arab Project' protects Syrians' rights

Tue, Sep. 19, 2017
CAIRO – 19 September 2017: The Arab project adopted by Egypt, The UAE and Saudi Arabia aiming to achieve stable and secured state in Syria is "a solution that will be based on real partnership between all tribes and factions in which no rights would be violated," Syrian “Al-Ghad” (Tomorrow) opposition movement head Ahmed Jarba said during press conference kicked off Tuesday in Cairo.

In his statements, Jarba called for a national dialogue between the Arabian tribes in Syria “before it’s too late.” He added that his country will not accept to be a card within other countries’ and powers’ hands. “This is the right time to say our word and raise our voice demanding all Syrians’ rights. We open our hearts and minds for all of you to have a real a chance at determining our destiny,” he said.


Cairo hosts Syrian tribes' concourse من طرف dunya-hassaniin


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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