ForMin Aurescu on situation in Syria: Only a political solution can generate a sustainable outcome

ForMin Aurescu on situation in Syria: Only a political solution can generate a sustainable outcome

The prospects for solving the Syria question, including amidst the latest developments in the Iranian nuclear file, was the topic the European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini discussed at a meeting with the EU head diplomats at an informal meeting of the EU foreign ministers.

The Romanian Foreign Ministry (MAE) reports in a press statement that attending the meeting on Monday in New York on the side-lines of the 70th session of the UN General Assembly, Romania’s Foreign Minister Bogdan Aurescu pointed out, in relation to the current situation in Syria, that only a political solution can lead to a sustainable outcome. He said the process should be conducted so that extremist groups will not consolidate in Syria.

”Consequently, it is about the need to fight against Daesh and Al Qaida affiliates, while at the same time staring off a political process of negotiations,” says MAE. More…