US Spokesman to SY24: Idlib is the Last Resort for Escapees from Assad’s Brutality, and the Sochi Agreement Should not be Temporary

Nathan Tek, the US State Department's regional spokesman
A US State Department official has said that the United States remains committed the achievement of a political solution in Syria, based on the outcomes of the Geneva process under the auspices of the United Nations. He noted that the northwestern province of Idlib has become the last resort for civilians fleeing Assad’s killing machine. "There are more than three million Syrian civilians in Idlib, and more than half of them had previously fled their homes to other parts of the country. Idlib represents their last refuge from the brutality of the Assad regime," said Nathan Tek, the US State Department's regional spokesman, in comments made to SY24. When asked about his government’s assessment of the recent agreement over Idlib...