16 April 2013, 15:30

Internal Syrian opposition open for talks with National Coalition – Qadri Jamil

Секретарь национального комитета за объединение сирийских коммунистов Кадри Джамиль оппозиция Сирия
Syrian Deputy Prime Minister Qadri Jamil
Syrian Deputy Prime Minister Qadri Jamil

Internal Syrian opposition is open for talks with the leadership of the National Coalition, said Qadri Jamil, chief of the People's Will party and Popular Front for Change and Liberation, on the heels of today’s meeting with Russia’s foreign minister Sergei Lavrov.

Mr. Jamil said his party favoured a peaceful approach and would welcome opposition’s decision to give up their hopes of solving the Syrian conflict through foreign invasion and violence.

He didn’t wish to go into detail on opening proposals for a nationwide dialogue that internal opposition activists had brought to the Moscow negotiating table, but said they were “practical and concrete.”

Syria's political opposition arrived in Moscow to discuss peace settlement

Representatives of Syria's political opposition arrived in Moscow to discuss the situation in their country, which has been torn apart by an uprising against President Bashar al-Assad that began in March 2011. The delegation includes Deputy Prime Minister Qadri Jamil, leader of the People's Will party, and National Reconciliation Minister Ali Haidar, leader of the Syrian Social Nationalist Party.

Haidar said previously in an interview with Voice of Russia radio that the delegation has brought concrete proposals to Moscow for the resolution of the Syria crisis.

Syrian internal opposition group to discuss peace settlement in Moscow

A delegation of internal Syrian opposition is due to arrive in Moscow on April 16 to revive consultation talks with Russia, a source in Damascus has told reporters.

The source said deputy chief of the Popular Front for Change and Liberation, Qadri Jamil and Ali Haidar, Syria's minister for national reconciliation, were set to discuss the outlook for a peace settlement in the war-torn Syria with Russian dignitaries.

Voice of Russia, RIA

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