Internal solution to Syria would be better: UN chief
“If Syrians could solve their own problems it would be much better,” Antonio Guterres told reporters during a news conference at the UN headquarters.
Guterres emphasized that the Geneva process must be revived and said a military solution would be an answer for the crisis in Syria.
Peace talks were launched in Geneva in 2012 to find a political solution to the conflict while Astana talks began in 2017 toward a cease-fire that has been fragile, to date.
Gutteres’ comments comes on the heels of an announcement by U.S.-led coalition spokesman Ryan Dillon for plans to establish a 30,000-strong border security force in Syria with the SDF -- a U.S.-backed group of largely PYD/PKK terrorist elements.
The PYD/PKK is the Syrian offshoot of the PKK terror group that has been designated a terrorist organization by Turkey, the U.S. and the EU.
Since the mid-1980s, the PKK has waged a wide-ranging terror campaign against the Turkish state, in which an estimated 40,000 victims have been killed.
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