Foreign Minister Meets Delegates of Accountability Group for Crimes against Humanity in Syria

New York, HE Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani has met with the permanent delegates of the countries of the Group of Friends of accountability for the crimes against humanity and war crimes committed in Syria.

HE the Foreign Minister stressed during the meeting on the principle of justice and accountability for crimes against humanity and war crimes committed on a daily basis in Syria.

HE also emphasised the necessity of activating the role of the United Nations General Assembly in keeping international peace and security by holding an emergency special session on the situation in Syria.

HE also noted during the meeting to the efforts made by the State of Qatar in cooperation with other Member States to highlight the importance of accountability for those crimes.

The Group includes a number of leading countries in human rights and humanitarian at the UN level, and is chaired by the State of Qatar in partnership with the Principality of Liechtenstein.

Source: Qatar News Agency