Syria opposition threatens to pull out of talks after U.N. invites Iran

Sally

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It would certainly have been better if Iran weren't invited because the opposition knows just how much Iran is involved (via Hezbollah) when it comes to the Syrian Civil War.

Syria opposition threatens to pull out of talks after U.N. invites Iran

UNITED NATIONS (UNITED NATIONS) (AFP) - Iran has been given a late invitation to this week's Syria peace conference, UN leader Ban Ki-moon says.

By Patrick J. McDonnell This post has been updated. See the note below for details
January 20, 2014, 10:05 a.m.
BEIRUT -- A furor has erupted about the United Nations’ decision to invite Iran -- a staunch backer of Syrian President Bashar Assad -- to a long-anticipated Syrian peace conference scheduled to begin Wednesday in Switzerland.

The main U.S.-backed exiled opposition umbrella group, the Syrian National Coalition, has threatened to withdraw from the talks unless Sunday's invitation to Iran was retracted. The United States has also objected to Iran’s prospective participation.

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Looks like this Syrian conflict has only just begun. What a party.


It would certainly have been better if Iran weren't invited because the opposition knows just how much Iran is involved (via Hezbollah) when it comes to the Syrian Civil War.

Syria opposition threatens to pull out of talks after U.N. invites Iran

UNITED NATIONS (UNITED NATIONS) (AFP) - Iran has been given a late invitation to this week's Syria peace conference, UN leader Ban Ki-moon says.

By Patrick J. McDonnell This post has been updated. See the note below for details
January 20, 2014, 10:05 a.m.
BEIRUT -- A furor has erupted about the United Nations’ decision to invite Iran -- a staunch backer of Syrian President Bashar Assad -- to a long-anticipated Syrian peace conference scheduled to begin Wednesday in Switzerland.

The main U.S.-backed exiled opposition umbrella group, the Syrian National Coalition, has threatened to withdraw from the talks unless Sunday's invitation to Iran was retracted. The United States has also objected to Iran’s prospective participation.

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Syria opposition threatens to pull out of talks after U.N. invites Iran - latimes.com
 

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Now the UN has uninvited Iran

We will see who shows up
 

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