US envoy Mitchell to visit Syria next

By JPOST.COM STAFF
September 14, 2010 18:02

US special envoy for Middle East peace George Mitchell  is to visit Syria in the coming days, Reuters reported on Tuesday.

A US official said, "He will stay in the region and visit Syria after the Secretary (of State Hillary Clinton) returns to the US."

The statement came as peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians were said to be progressing well in Egypt on Tuesday.


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