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Syria: Reconciliation a successful model for rebuilding the Syrian state - govt. advisor03:03

Syria: Reconciliation a successful model for rebuilding the Syrian state - govt. advisor

Syrian Arab Republic, Moadamiyet al-Sham
February 26, 2016 at 12:43 GMT +00:00 · Published

A Syrian government official outlined, Friday, the successes of the ongoing reconciliation work of the Syrian government in the Damascus countryside, as well as in Homs, Deraa and the Quneitra areas, among others. "We completed this approach in Syria to fix this crisis and to begin the rebuilding of a new Syria in the future," said Ahmed Muneer, an advisor at the Syrian Ministry of National Reconciliation.

Speaking from Moadamiyet al-Sham, Damascus province, Muneer emphasised that many Syrian nationals were ready and willing to reconcile with the state, but that in areas under Islamic State (IS; formerly ISIS/ISIL) control many people were not be able to express such willingness in public. He also outlined the work that the commission does in returning kidnapped persons to their families.

Muneer, a former governor of the Homs Governerate, outlined the commission's successes in Homs and the Damascus countryside, stating: "We were successful in the Damascus countryside and Homs because people among the militants joined the ranks of the Syrian Arab Army and units of the Syrian Defence units, in standing with the army and defending the nation. The guns then, moved from being against the state to being with the state and began fighting with us."

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A Syrian government official outlined, Friday, the successes of the ongoing reconciliation work of the Syrian government in the Damascus countryside, as well as in Homs, Deraa and the Quneitra areas, among others. "We completed this approach in Syria to fix this crisis and to begin the rebuilding of a new Syria in the future," said Ahmed Muneer, an advisor at the Syrian Ministry of National Reconciliation.

Speaking from Moadamiyet al-Sham, Damascus province, Muneer emphasised that many Syrian nationals were ready and willing to reconcile with the state, but that in areas under Islamic State (IS; formerly ISIS/ISIL) control many people were not be able to express such willingness in public. He also outlined the work that the commission does in returning kidnapped persons to their families.

Muneer, a former governor of the Homs Governerate, outlined the commission's successes in Homs and the Damascus countryside, stating: "We were successful in the Damascus countryside and Homs because people among the militants joined the ranks of the Syrian Arab Army and units of the Syrian Defence units, in standing with the army and defending the nation. The guns then, moved from being against the state to being with the state and began fighting with us."

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