Arab foreign ministers to meet over Syria Nov 3

Cairo, Oct 28 (IANS) The Arab foreign ministers will meet here Nov 3 to discuss the latest developments of the Syrian crisis, Egypt's official news agency MENA reported Monday.

The meeting, to be held in the Arab League (AL) headquarters in Cairo, will tackle the outcome of UN-Arab League joint special envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi's visit to different countries in the region and preparations for the Geneva II Conference, Xinhua cited MENA as quoting a diplomatic source.

The meeting came upon a request from the Syrian opposition which seeks an Arab cover over the conference in face of current support for the Syrian government from some regional and international powers, the source added.

The head of the Syrian opposition coalition, Ahmed A'ssi Gerba, had asked AL chief Nabil al-Arabi to support the Syrian opposition in unifying its stances and crystallizing its visions if it decides to take part in the conference, the source added.


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