U.S. works to freeze conflict in Syria until a political solution starts, says James Jeffrey

WASHINGTON D.C. — The former U.S. Representative to Syria James Jeffrey stated that the U.S. is working to freeze the conflict in Syria until a political solution that ends the war starts, according to an interview with Hadeel Oueis, in Washington Online program broadcasted in Washington D.C by North Press networks.

He added that the presence of the U.S., Israel and other forces in Syria is preventing head of the Syrian regime Bashar al-Assad, Russia and Iran from achieving a strategic victory in the Middle East.

He pointed out that it is important to stop the alliance between Russia and Iran in Syria and recently in the Ukrainian war.

Jeffrey stated that the U.S. administration is now preventing the victory of any party over the other, after its failure to impose a step-for-step solution, in accordance with UN Resolution no. 2254, so far.

He also touched on the Ukrainian war, saying that it removed all possibilities of convergence between the U.S. and Russia, indicating that the conflict would eventually be resolved diplomatically, with a compromise that guarantee Ukrainian sovereignty.

He added that Al-Assad has not won this war and that he is now sitting on rubble and ruin.