Vietnam supports Syrian-led and –owned political solution hinh anh 1Distributing aid to people in Abu Duhur, Syria's Idlib. (Photo: AFP/VNA)
New York (VNA)Ambassador Pham Hai Anh, Charge d’Affaires a.i. of Vietnam to the United Nations, affirmed his support for a Syrian‑led and Syrian‑owned political solution during a UN Security Council (UNSC) meeting on Syria situation on October 27.

The meeting was briefed by Geir Pedersen, UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Syria, and Martin Griffiths, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator.

The Ambassador called on the parties concerned to engage constructively in dialogue and promote trust-building measures. 

Voicing concerns over the volatile security situation, economic crisis, and the complexity of COVID-19 in Syria, he called for the acceleration of cooperation for maintaining humanitarian response efforts and pushing for post-pandemic recovery in the country./.