This afternoon, representatives of the Swedish Foreign Ministry have met with the Syrian Democratic Council (SDC), where they have held a meeting in the foreign Relations Department of the Autonomous Administration, within the framework of the meetings held by the Swedish delegation in the regions of northern and eastern Syria, which arrived to the region last Saturday, and having met with "the Kurdish National Council ENKS" this morning.
On the Swedish side, the meeting was attended by "the head of the delegation, the special envoy for the Syrian file in the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Per Ornios, the humanitarian file and aid official at the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Thomas Marcus, and the advisor at the European Institute for Peace, Aven Gettin."
On SDC part, the co-chair of the Syrian Democratic Council, Amina Omar, Chair of the Executive Committee of SDC Elham Ahmed, the co-chair of the Public Relations Office of SDC Jihad Omar, members of the Public Relations Office of Masd Ali Rahmoun, and the Nabi Treasury."
The meeting began with the representatives of the Syrian Democratic Council welcoming the Swedish delegation and expressing their thanks for the continuation of relations between the two parties, the continuation of the visits, and for the Swedish Foreign Ministry representatives ’visit to the Autonomous Administration institutions and civil society institutions in northern and eastern Syria, after which the meeting was closed to the media.
Regarding the most important points that the attendees focused on, Ali Rahmoun, a member of the Public Relations Office in the SDC, said in a statement to Hawar “The Swedish delegation is interested in the regions of northern and eastern Syria and Syria and the situation there, we focused on supporting the Swedish government for the regions of northern and eastern Syria, and the Syrian people in general.”
He pointed out that the two sides have reached how Sweden can have a role in promoting coexistence in Syria, how the voice of the regions of northern and eastern Syria can be conveyed to the rest of the governments, the international community, and the European Union, and how Sweden can have a mediating role between the Syrian people and the Syrian government.
Among the points conveyed to the Swedish delegation, Rahmon said: "We explained to the delegation that we are looking forward to Sweden's support for the Syrians in finding a political solution, to get out of the Syrian disaster, and for them to have a mediating role between the government and the Syrian people."
The Swedish delegation visiting the regions of northern and eastern Syria will meet with the Office of Organizations Affairs in northern and eastern Syria, according to the protocol officials accompanying the delegation.