International politicians consider Iran must participate in negotiations on Syria
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International politicians consider that Iran must participate in world discussions about Syria. Iranian IRNA writes about this.
According to the source deputy Secretary General of Arab League Ahmed Ben Helli said on Friday, as an important player in the region, Iran must participate in International Meeting of Syria in Geneva on June 30.
Saying Annan’s plan for Syria is doomed to fail, Bin Helli said all sides of Syria conflicts do not and cannot stop bloodshed in the turmoiled land.
Underlying international contribution to solve Syrian issue and stop the violence there, he said the main duty is to agree on the agenda and the theme of the International Syria meeting in Geneva and to determine participants of the meeting.
“Iran’s participation in the Geneva meeting is under investigation; therefore, objectivity and logicality won over political consideration and Iran must have its own share in solving Syrian issue,“ Deputy Secretary General.
The same opinion has Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. According to the same source he said that Iran should take part in an upcoming international conference on Syria.
Lavrov made the remarks in an interview with Russian radio ‘EchoMoscow’ radio on Thursday.
“Russia is currently holding talks with US officials and UN-Arab League special envoy in Syria affairs, Kofi Annan,” he added.
Lavrov pointed out although the US has backed Annan’s proposal on holding a conference attended by representative of foreign countries slated for June 30, that meeting should be held in a fair manner.
“Key countries such as Iran, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar should take part in the conference on Syria,” the Russian diplomat said.
Lavrov noted that Iran should be invited to attend the negotiations on Syria.