Danish delegation visits headquarters of the Foreign Relations Department in North and East Syria

ZALIN, Syria — A Danish delegation visited the headquarters of Foreign Relations Department of the Democratic Autonomous Administration (DAA) in Zalin (Qamishli), North and East Syria.

The delegation was headed by the Danish Special Envoy for the Conflict in Syria Nicholas Harris, and was received by member of the Administrative Body of Foreign Relations Department Khalid Ibrahim.

The situation in Syria in general and North and East Syria in particular, the DAA’s initiative for a solution in Syria, the overall economic and humanitarian conditions in the region were discussed. The situation of the Islamic State (ISIS) families in the Roj and Al-Hol camps were also touched on.

Ibrahim stressed the need for the international community to activate the paths of a political solution in Syria, in partnership with the DAA, provide assistance in the economic fields, programs for the rehabilitation of ISIS camps and the provision of humanitarian aid.

Harris, in turn, praised the partnership between the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and the U.S.-led International Coalition in the fight against terrorism, appreciating the SDF sacrifices in its war against ISIS.

He also stressed that Denmark is in constant contact with the DAA’s representations in Europe, and will continue to support the region with regard to the camps and stabilization projects in Syria.

At the end of the meeting, the Foreign Relations Department received a written message from Denmark, in which Denmark thanked the DAA and affirmed its support for the military and security forces in the fight against terrorism.

According to an official delivery document signed between the two sides, the delegation was handed over a Danish woman and 2 children from ISIS families who were detained in the DAA’s camps.