المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Representative of the United States landed in Rmelan military base and “promised” that the new Syrian Constitution will recognize the Kurdish people

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights was informed by reliable sources that a delegation from the international coalition includes British and the French persons, led by Brett McGurk the representative of the United States in the international coalition against the “Islamic state”, landed yesterday by helicopter in Rmelan airport located in northeast of Syria and which the American Administration has expanded in order to be a military base for US forces, and this is considered the first visit by a US official to Syria outside the Gate of Damascus.

A Kurdish official informed the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights that the US-president representative met in the city of Ayn al-Arab (Kobani) with members of the democratic self-management in the provinces of al-Jazira and Kobani, the US official also met officials and leaders in the area and praised the experience of the self-management in Syria, he said to them: “what you are now in the self-management, is your right, because you fought against the extremist of Daesh organization, and expelled them from these areas, and future Syria will be democratic and will respect the rights of the Kurdish people, and the new Constitution of Syria will ensure that.”

Kurdish official also confirmed to the Observatory that, when some of who attended the meeting argued about the exclusion of the Democratic Union Party from Geneva negotiations, he answered that: “These initial meetings are formal meetings in order to reach a ceasefire between the Syrian regime and the opposition, and that the Democratic Union Party will be a basic part of these negotiations in the next serious meetings.”

And the reliable sources confirmed to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights that the US envoy returned to Rmelan airport in Al-Hasaka province, and from there he took off by helicopter.

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