The UN Special Representative for
Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, will meet US and Russian officials in
Switzerland next month to try to prepare the way for a full
Syria peace conference in Geneva, a senior US official said on
The trilateral meeting will be held in Geneva on Nov. 5 with
the US delegation expected to include Under Secretary of State
for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman and US Ambassador to Syria
Robert Ford, the State Department official told reporters
accompanying Secretary of State John Kerry on a visit to Rome.
"We look forward to continuing this trilateral dialogue and
reviewing progress towards convening the Geneva Conference on
Syria," the official said.