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FM discusses Syria with de Mistura

By JT - Apr 10,2016 - Last updated at Apr 10,2016

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh meets Staffan de Mistura, the UN envoy for Syria, in Amman on Sunday (Petra photo)

AMMAN – Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Nasser Judeh and UN envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura on Sunday discussed developments in Syria and the efforts to achieve a common understanding regarding the political transition. 

De Mistura's visit to Jordan comes as part of a regional tour to discuss the Syrian issue with concerned countries in preparation for the upcoming Syria talks in Geneva.

The talks are slated for later this month, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

 Judeh reiterated the Jordanian stand on the Syrian crisis, which calls for a political solution that guarantees security for Syria and its people, preserves the country’s unity and ensures the participation of all Syrians in the political process. He also asserted the importance of finding a comprehensive solution in accordance with the UN resolution 2254, Geneva I resolutions and the recommendations made by the international group to support Syria.

Judeh also reasserted Jordan’s commitment to supporting all efforts to find a political solution to the Syrian crisis, commending de Mistura’s and the UN’s important role in this regard.


De Mistura stressed his commitment to continued cooperation and coordination with Jordan, and pointed the vital role of Jordan and its continuous support to all attempts to solve the crisis.   

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