Annan spokesman: Annan's deputy to visit Syria

May 18, 2012 13:28

GENEVA - A deputy of Kofi Annan, the international mediator on Syria, plans to travel to Syria but the exact timing is confidential, Annan's spokesman Ahmad Fawzi told a regular UN briefing on Friday.

Fawzi declined to elaborate on reports that an "important person" would visit Damascus later on Friday. He said Annan intended to go there at some stage, and his deputy had a specific travel plan. He did not name the deputy.

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