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Attend Geneva-II conference: Arab League to Syrian opposition

League said it supports the Syrian opposition's stance of asking for necessary international guarantees for participating in the conference

IANS  |  Cairo 

 

foreign ministers meeting here have called on the Syrian opposition to attend the on restoring peace in the troubled country and form a delegation as soon as possible.

The ministers said on Sunday the League supports the Syrian opposition's stance of asking for necessary international guarantees for participating in the conference, reports Xinhua.


Syrian National Coalition chief Ahmed Al-Jarba said the opposition decided against attending the Geneva talks unless there is a successful transfer of power within a specific timeframe.

Al-Jarba also urged the League to take a clear stance on supplying the opposition with weapons and guarantee that these would not fall in the wrong hands.

chief said at the foreign ministers' meeting that bloodshed in could no longer be tolerated.

He called on the Arab states to support the National Coalition of Syrian opposition to take part in Geneva-II scheduled for later this month.

First Published: Mon, November 04 2013. 12:30 IST
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