30 Jun 2012
Geneva Final Communique

On 30 June 2012, the Secretaries-General of the UN and the League of Arab States, the Foreign Ministers of China, France, Russia, United Kingdom, United States, Turkey, Iraq, Kuwait, and Qatar, and the European Union High Representative for Foreign and Security Policy met at the UN Office at Geneva as the "Action Group for Syria," chaired by the Joint Special Envoy of the UN and the League of Arab States for Syria, Kofi Annan.

To secure these common objectives, the Action Group members (i) identified steps and measures by the parties to the conflict to secure full implementation of the six-point plan and Security Council resolutions 2042 and 2043, including an immediate cessation of violence in all its forms; (ii) agreed on guidelines and principles for a political transition that meets the legitimate aspirations of the Syrian people; and (iii) agreed on actions they would take to implement the above in support of the Joint Special Envoy's efforts to facilitate a Syrian-led political process.