'Divided' Syrian opposition seeks 'national pact' to unseat Assad's govt

   Mar 26, 5:12 pm

Damascus, Mar 26 (ANI): Opposition groups in Syria have planned to meet in Turkey in an attempt to draw up a " national pact" on how to ouster President Bashar al-Assad 's government.

According to the main opposition coalition, the Syrian National Council (SNC), all other anti-Assad groups have been invited to the gathering in Istanbul.

The SNC said that it wants to hammer out a pact of shared objectives with all opposition groups, including those that have recently broken away from the council, during the two-day meeting.

The meeting comes as the opposition Free Syrian Army and a rival military council have announced that they will work together to co-ordinate all military activity against the Syrian government, The BBC reports.

It also comes ahead of the "Friends of Syria" gathering on April 1, also to be held in Istanbul. (ANI)

2016 to be Year of Cultural Heritage for SAARC Nov 27, 9:27 pm
Kathmandu, Nov. 27 (ANI): Expressing the need to effectively implement its agenda for culture, the SAARC on Thursday declared 2016 as the year of cultural heritage.
Full Story
SAARC looks towards achieving universal health coverage, eliminating poverty Nov 27, 9:27 pm
Kathmandu, Nov. 27 (ANI): The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) in its Kathmandu Declaration stated that it was looking towards achieving universal health coverage among all its member nations, adding that it was targeting the elimination of poverty.
Full Story
SAARC condemns terrorism, violent extremism in all its forms and manifestations Nov 27, 9:12 pm
Kathmandu, Nov. 27 (ANI): Expressing their strong determination to deepen regional integration for peace, stability and prosperity in South Asia by intensifying cooperation in various areas including security, the heads of government unequivocally condemned terrorism and violent extremism in all its forms and manifestations.
Full Story
SAARC seeks to free region of poverty and provide food security Nov 27, 9:12 pm
Kathmandu, Nov. 27 (ANI): The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) in its Kathmandu Declaration stated its intent to free the South Asia region of poverty, adding that the organisation will look to provide food security to its member nations.
Full Story
Comments

LATEST STORIES
TOP VIDEO STORIES
PHOTO GALLERY