Belgian delegation visits Rojava, vowing to strive to recognize the Autonomous Administration
The head of a delegation from the Belgian Foreign Ministry that visited the Autonomous Administration said that they will seek recognition of the Autonomous Administration and its security and economic support.
A delegation from the Belgian Foreign Ministry headed by Hubert Corman, the Belgian special envoy to Syria and its ambassador to Lebanon, visited the headquarters of the Executive Council of the Democratic Autonomous Administration in the Cizire (Jazira) region to discuss a political solution in line with the UN Security Council Resolution 2254.
According to the official website of the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria, the Belgian delegation was received by the co-chair of the Executive Council of the Cizire Region Autonomous Administration, Nezira Gewriye, Cizire Region Executive Council vice co-chair Eli Giud and Cizire Region Legislative Council vice co-chair Ilham Metli.
The two sides discussed several common issues, including the need for a political solution in Syria in accordance with the UN Security Council Resolution 2254, which provides for a Constitutional Committee to represent all the Syrian people with its various components, especially the Kurds. Other topics of discussion were the Turkish threats and attacks on northern and eastern Syria, the economic and humanitarian situation in the region and the situation of the camps and the displaced.
The co-chair of the Executive Council of the Cizire Region Autonomous Administration, Nezira Gewriye, talked about the structure of the Autonomous Administration and the work of its institutions, as well as its efforts to develop the reality of north and east Syria and the economic and security challenges faced by the administration.
The head of the Belgian delegation, Hubert Corman, affirmed his country's support for a comprehensive political solution that includes all the political and social components of the Syrian people, in line with Security Council Resolution 2254, which guarantees lasting peace in Syria.
Corman said that his country continues to provide humanitarian support for the Syrian people and the peoples of north and east Syria, and that it is aware of the important role of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in its fight against ISIS, its maintenance of the security and safety of north and east Syria, and its contribution to the global fight against terrorism.
Corman concluded his speech by saying: "We will strive to recognize the Autonomous Administration and its democratic project and we support it in security and economic terms to achieve security and safety in Syria in general and north and east Syria in particular."