Reuters IBRAHEEM AL OMARI
Qatar’s delegate to the United Nations, Alia Ahmed Saif Al Thani, called for a political solution to the Syrian crisis, stressing that “military solutions will only lead to more suffering and destabilization.”
Bin Saif Al Thani, in an informal session of the United Nations General Assembly, denounced “human rights violations and committing atrocity crimes in Syria,” stressing “the need for accountability and justice to ensure that there is no impunity.”
She described the crisis in Syria as “the dark page in the history of that ancient country, during which the brotherly Syrian people suffered the most severe forms of abuse and human suffering,” and referred to the brunt of that crisis that children have endured, as a generation of Syrian children witnessed unspeakable woes.
She said, “At this juncture, ten years after the beginning of the Syrian crisis, we must remember the beginnings of the crisis, as it began with peaceful protests by the Syrian people in front of the whole world, calling for freedom, dignity and social justice, which were unfortunately met with unparalleled brutal repression. for him”.
She pointed out that “the Syrians have since paid a heavy price for their demand for these basic rights,” and affirmed “their right to obtain their legitimate aspirations to live in security, peace and dignity.”
Bin Saif Al-Thani added, “Since the beginning of the crisis, the State of Qatar has warned that violence against civilians will have a catastrophic impact on Syria and the region, and has condemned war crimes, crimes against humanity and all violations of international humanitarian law and international human rights law committed against Syrian civilians.”
She stressed, “The State of Qatar adheres to its firm, principled position, as it has not wavered from its humanitarian commitment to provide much-needed relief assistance to the Syrian brothers, refugees and displaced persons, which exceeded two billion US dollars.”
She pointed out that “the crisis in Syria has resulted in dire consequences not only for that country, but also for regional and international peace and security.”
She added, “It has become clear to everyone that the military solutions will not succeed and will only succeed in reaping more suffering and destabilizing security and stability.”
Source: “Al Raya”