UK Spokesperson: Assad remains illegitimate for the United Kingdom due to regime atrocities against the Syrian people

Alyson King, the UK government’s Arabic spokesperson for the Middle East and North Africa, renewed London’s commitment to achieving a political solution in Syria in order to put an end to the conflict in the war-torn country, which she described as “one of the most destructive in modern human history” in an interview with SY24. King said that her government supports the track towards reaching a permanent political settlement in Syria that protects the rights of all Syrians, which is made possible through the United Nations, and looks forward to working with the UN’s Special Syria envoy, Geir Pedersen, to move the process forward. However, the spokesperson blamed the government of President Bashar al-Assad and its backers for the poor...