Founding of the “National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces”

November 13, 2012

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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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