Founding of the “National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces”
November 13, 2012
- On November 12 (November 11 local time), the “National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces” was newly founded as a result of a opposition groups’ meeting held in Doha, Qatar. The Government of Japan welcomes the foundation of the coalition.
- The Government of Japan hopes that the coalition represents a wide strata of society of Syria and plays its roles for the common goal of advancing a Syrian-led transition process as early as possible so that all the Syrians can enjoy peace and prosperity in a new Syria. From such a viewpoint, the Government of Japan will provide possible support to the coalition.
- The Government of Japan will continue its diplomatic efforts for the improvement of Syrian situations such as humanitarian support and efforts for stopping violence, through coordination with the international society.
- (*The foregoing is a provisional translation. The date indicated above denotes the date of issue of the original press release in Japanese.)
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