“I will not accept under any circumstances to be a divisive candidate, and I am not after any post,” he said. “I will resign as soon as a new candidate is picked, either by consensus or new elections.”
“The Syrian National Council has failed as an umbrella organization and has failed to adequately represent the Syrian revolution,” she said. “We were hoping for a democratic organization that would lead the way, but the [council] has failed to step forward.
“We are saying, ‘Put aside personal agendas and political ambitions. Otherwise we cannot be affiliated with the organization.’ “
The coordination committees has not met with the national council for the past two months.View Entire Story
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Ashish Kumar Sen is a reporter covering foreign policy and international developments for The Washington Times.
Prior to joining The Times, Mr. Sen worked for publications in Asia and the Middle East. His work has appeared in a number of publications and online news sites including the British Broadcasting Corp., Asia Times Online and Outlook magazine.
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