Delegation of Democratic Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria arrives in Washington for talks

WASHINGTON – Against the background of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly and in the context of international visits to decision-making capitals, a high-level delegation from the Democratic Autonomous Administration (DAA) of North and East Syria and the Syrian Democratic Council ( SDC) arrived in Washington, DC. The delegation consists of the head of the SDC Executive Council Elham Ahmed, Co-Chair of the Gozarto (al-Jazira) Region’s Executive Council Nazira Goreya, and Co-Chair of the DAA Civil Council in Dayro Zcuro (Deir ez- Zor) Ghassan al-Yousef.

The delegation will clarify the DAA’s demands for a political solution in Syria in various forums, meetings, and discussions with several officials of U.S. institutions, including the U.S. State Department. The delegation’s visit will last for about 2 weeks. According to informed sources, the delegation will demand the need for fair representation and inclusion of the DAA and its components in the ongoing political and constitutional process sponsored by the United Nations, as well as informing about the Turkish violations and forced displacements against the people of North and East Syria, in violation of the signed ceasefire agreement.

The delegation carries with it important humanitarian files, the fight against terrorism, and the repatriation of members of the Islamic State held in camps and prisons in North and East Syria.

The current visit to Washington follows a visit by the delegation to Moscow at the official invitation of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and coincides with a diplomatic tour of European capitals by the DAA’s Badran Jia Kurd.