Syrian envoy considers Jumblatt’s remarks over Syrian uprising positive


Syrian Ambassador to Lebanon Ali Abdel Karim Ali commented on Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt’s recent remarks regarding the Syrian uprising, saying that he wants to “read all positive aspects” of Jumblatt’s stances.

“We read all positive aspects of the views of our brothers,” National News Agency quoted Ali as saying.

Jumblatt has repeatedly urged Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to implement reforms in his country “as soon as possible.”

The Syrian envoy also said that he “does not want to consider that Jumblatt’s view has a negative meaning.”

He also said that the Syrian government “is leading the reform and dialogue process” across his country.

Activists say the Syrian government’s crackdown on pro-democracy and anti-regime protests has left more than 1,500 civilians dead. About three thousand Syrian have been listed as disappeared