UN Security Council adopts a presidential statement on Syria

New York, SANA- The UN Security Council on Monday adopted a presidential statement on Syria which included forming four working groups on “safety, protection, fighting terrorism, political and legal issues and the reconstruction.”

The statement called for “launching a Syrian-led political process towards a transitional political process that meets the legitimate aspirations of the Syrian people.”

The statement indicated that the transitional process includes “the establishment of a transitional governing body, with full executive powers,” as part of agreed principles and guidelines for a Syrian-led political transition.

The Security Council presidential statements are adopted in official sessions, they are issued as official documents, but they are not obligatory.

R.J/ Barry

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