Representative in Washington, D.C. Bassam Ishak visits Legislative and Executive councils in North and East Syria to discuss political relations with US

NORTH AND EAST SYRIA — During his tour to learn more about the situation of the Democratic Autonomous Administration (DAA) in North and East Syria, DAA representative in Washington, D.C. Bassam Ishak visited the DAA Executive and Legislative councils. During the visit, several topics were discussed, most notably the status of the DAA’s representation in Washington, D.C. and the U.S. public’s view of the regions of North and East Syria.

Ishak also touched on the Syrian crisis and the need for a political solution, in addition to the international stances and reactions after the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan and the concerns of a repeated scenario in North and East Syria.

He explained that the situation in North and East Syria is different from Afghanistan, and that there are assurances from the administration of President Joe Biden that the U.S. has no immediate plans for a withdrawal.

They also discussed the main challenges facing the DAA institutions and how to engage the U.S. in helping to solve them, in addition to the local and regional political developments.