Address of participants of the syrian national dialogue congress, Sochi, January 30, 2018
We, the participants of the Syrian National Dialogue Congress, express our collective wish to bring the ongoing conflict to an end as soon as possible. We have all suffered more than enough from violence, bloodshed, terrorism and devastation. Thousands of houses, schools and hospitals, factories and plants were destroyed during the war, railways, power stations, irrigation systems as well as religious and cultural heritage sites were severely damaged. We all share the same goal: To see peace and stability restored in our homeland and to live peacefully side by side free from violence and terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.
As we progress with the political settlement on the basis of UNSCR 2254, we call upon the UN, international humanitarian agencies and international community at large to contribute to the post-conflict recovery and reconstruction of Syria by taking additional measures to ensure the continuous flow of rapid, safe and unhindered humanitarian access to all our brothers and sisters who are in need as well as to provide our people with additional aid which would enable the restoration of basic infrastructure assets, including social and economic facilities, and with humanitarian mine action services.
We appeal to all friends of Syria to take all necessary steps with a view to helping our dear country reintegrate into the international community and restore its status as a distinguished member thereof.