Published On: Mon, Jul 9th, 2012

After reaching a new framework with Assad, Annan visits Tehran for Syrian peace talks

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In Syria, while opposition activists raised the death toll in the conflict to more than 17,000, Kofi Annan, The Joint Special Envoy for Syria, has reached a new framework with President Bashar Assad and would discuss it soon with rebel leaders.

”Constructive discussion with Assad”

After the meeting with Syrian President Bessar Assad in Damascus, Annan talked to press.
”I’ve just had a very candid and constructive discussion with President Assad. We agreed on an approach which I will share with the armed opposition. I also stressed the importance of moving ahead with a political dialogue which the President accepts.” said International envoy Annan.

Annan in Tehran for Syrian peace talks

The Joint Special Envoy for Syria and former UN Secratary General Kofi Annan arrived Tehran. He will meet with Iranian leaders for his peace efforts in Syria.

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