In its visit to northern and eastern Syria, the British delegation met with the institutions of the Autonomous Administration of the north and east of Syria and civil society organizations since its arrival on last Monday, September 16, and also met this afternoon with the Democratic Society Movement, at its center in Qamishlo city, during the meeting with the Women’s Council in Northern and Eastern Syria and the political parties in the region this morning.
The British delegation who attended the meeting included Lloyd Russell Moyle, British Labor MP, House of Lords representative Lord Maurice Klasman, Conservatives and Labor representatives Simon Dobbins, Ben Norman, Claire Baker, Ryan Falger and Dan Sebagh, Bambus Karlamps, and Crispin Plant. "
As for the Democratic Society Movement, "the co-chairs Gharib Hasso and Zalal Ciger, co-chair of the Lawyers Union of North and East Syria Khadija Ibrahim, the co-chair of the Union of Doctors of Northern and Eastern Syria, Dr. Ahmed Youssef, and the co-chair of the Laborers Union Shero Shro, and the co-chair of the Teachers Union of North And Eastern Syria Ibrahim Arab, and the co-chair of the Union of Engineers of North and Eastern Syria Berxwedan Hussein, and the official office of women Taz Bash, and the co-chair of the human rights organization in northern and eastern Syria Avin Juma, and the head of the Afrin and al-Shahba branch of the organization Ibrahim Shekho attended the meeting.
The meeting between the two parties was held after the acquaintance, which lasted for an hour and a half continuously, during which the two sides discussed the process of organizing the people in the civil society institutions of unions and trade unions, which in turn help to facilitate the management of society and the representation of the various segments in the management of itself, and represent the requirements and proposals of its segments with the administration.
Speaking at the beginning of the meeting, the co-chairs of TEV-DEM Gharib Hassou and Zalal Ciger spoke about the importance of this visit, and considered it important because of the large number of parliamentarians and representatives of the largest political parties in Britain participating in this delegation. The co-chair explained its system and structure formed with the beginning of the peaceful movement in Syria, and its various segments of society "Kurds, Arabs, and Syrians," which had a major role in the formation of the Autonomous Administration of northern and eastern Syria.
The co-chairs referred to the devastation and destruction suffered by the Syrian regions as a result of terrorism, the large role of the military forces in the region from the YPG and the SDF in liberating and defending the north and east of Syria, and their main role in combating terrorism. The co-chairs of TEV-DEM Gharib Hassou and Zalal Ciger said, "Cooperation between SDF and the international coalition in the fight against this terrorism, and continued cooperation with the aim of limiting the return of terrorism and eliminating its ideology."
The co-chair also indicated openness to all visions and proposals from friendly countries and their civil institutions, with the aim of developing the civil field and its social institutions, and the need to assist the British Parliament and civil society unions and institutions in the civil society in northern and eastern Syria, through previous experiences to develop its institutional work.
For their part, the British delegation attempted to inquire about the unions formed within the Democratic Society Movement, including the Doctors' Union and the Lawyers Union in northern and eastern Syria. In turn, the co-chairs of these unions pointed out that the unions seek to organize the segments of society, including doctors, lawyers, and hard-working teachers. In order to harness all the potentials to serve the people, and provide advisory support and training for these segments through specialized academies in each field, and monitor the work to reduce the abuses that may arise, and to be the main address to various other institutions, both in governmental or civil Autonomous Administration.
The British delegation assured through representatives of civil unions in Britain to support the institutions of the Democratic Society’s unions and trade unions, and will continue to communicate with their institutions, in order to exchange experiences and improve institutional work based on the experiences of both parties.
After the meeting, the delegation headed from the city of Qamishlo to Semalka crossing to return to Britain after a series of visits and meetings that lasted for 4 days continuously, and is scheduled to cross the delegation this afternoon to Başûr (southern Kurdistan).