NEW YORK, 13th December, 2015 (WAM) — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has praised the efforts made by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its ‘constructive’ leadership in holding the Syrian opposition conference in Riyadh.

Ban Ki-moon was quoted by the Saudi Press Agency, SPA, in a statement in which he highlighted the importance of maintaining the positive momentum of the efforts of the International Syrian Support Group, ISSG, allowing it to move forward and launch a credible political negotiations among Syrians in January to implement the 2012 Geneva Communique and the ISSG Vienna statements.’