Report: Iran 'verbally' invited to Geneva 2 Syria talks

May 30, 2013 19:17


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Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs says Iran has been invited to Genève 2 verbally, according to semi-official Iranian news site Mehr News.

Hossein Amir Abdollahian, speaking in a press conference on the sidelines of The Syrian Friends conference in Tehran, said that Iran was invited to Genève 2 conference, adding that Iran had been invited to the conference verbally, and that "we have not yet received any written invitation."

"After receiving the invitation, we will decide on attending in the conference, and we stated that given the focus by Genève 2 on political solution, we will evaluate positively any invitation," Abdollahian added.

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