Jordanian FM discusses consultative meeting on Syria with Lavrov
Al Safadi added that the Jordanian initiative which echoes that of the Saudi initiative and other Arab initiatives to end the crisis aims at preserving Syria's unity and sovereignty and ridding Syria of terrorism.
Jordanian Foreign Minister, Ayman Al-Safadi, discussed with his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, over a phone call the results of the Consultative Meeting on the Syrian Crisis hosted in Amman earlier this week, the Jordanian news agency Petras reported.
Al-Safadi emphasized that the recent meeting hosted in Amman is very important for effectively resolving the Syrian crisis: noting that a solution to the crisis needs to be consistent with the UN Security Council Resolution 2254.
The minister added that the Jordanian initiative which echoes that of the Saudi initiative and other Arab initiatives to end the crisis aims at preserving Syria's unity and sovereignty and ridding Syria of terrorism.
Al-Safadi also said that concrete steps must be taken to implement what was agreed upon at the Amman consultative meeting, which was attended by the foreign ministers of Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Egypt, and Syria.
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Earlier this week, a statement synthesizing the key points agreed upon in the Consultative meeting was released. The statement stressed the need to end the negative implications of the crisis, regionally and internationally, through a political solution that preserves Syria's unity, cohesion, and sovereignty, meets the aspirations of its people, ends terrorism in the country, and contributes to strengthening the appropriate conditions for the voluntary and safe return of refugees.
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The statement called for a political solution to the crisis that leads to the withdrawal of all illegal foreign forces from Syria achieves national reconciliation, and restores Syria's security, stability, well-being, and role.
The statement called for the delivery of humanitarian and medical aid that contributes to meeting the life needs of all those who need it among the Syrian people in all their places of residence, stressing that it is a necessity that all efforts must be combined to come together, in cooperation and coordination between the Syrian government and the relevant United Nations bodies, and in accordance with relevant UN decision.
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