The Syrian Democratic Council

“SDC” Meets With Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov received a delegation from the Syrian Democratic Council and the Popular Will Party in the Russian capital, Moscow, to discuss the political process and efforts to solve the Syrian crisis.
The delegation included the President of the Executive Committee, Mrs. Ilham Ahmed, Vice Presidency Hikmat Al-Habib, Sanhrib Barsoum, the co-chair of the Syriac Union Party, Sihanouk Dibo, representative of the Syrian Democratic Council in Egypt, and Mr. Qadri Jamil, the member of the Presidium of the Central Council of the Popular Will Party.
The meeting followed the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the Syrian Democratic Council and the Popular Will Party, where the memorandum stipulated that the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria is an objective necessity and a societal need, and it is important to benefit from the experience of the Autonomous Administration, positively and negatively, and that the Syrian Democratic Forces have seriously contributed to the war on terrorism. And it is still working to promote coexistence, and should be involved in the army in the future on the basis of formulas and mechanisms to be agreed upon nationally.
The memorandum emphasized that the new Syria is a unified Syria, in land and people, and touched upon the importance of creating a democratic constitution that achieves an advanced form of decentralization that guarantees people to exercise their direct authority in the regions, achieve self-sufficiency, equitable distribution of wealth and development across the country, provided that the affairs of (foreign affairs, defense, economy) to be within the state’s sovereign powers.
Mr. Lavrov expressed his country’s support for the Memorandum of Understanding that SDC signed with the Popular Will Party, expressing his support for what was contained in it and backing all the efforts being made to solve the Syrian crisis.
The Syrian Democratic Council arrived in Moscow on August 27 at the official invitation of the Russian Foreign Ministry, and signed a memorandum of understanding with the Popular Will Party this afternoon.