Saudi Arabia says Syrian opposition must unite before any dialog with govt

DUBAI, March 29 - Saudi Arabia's foreign minister said on Friday a unified Syrian opposition should emerge before the start of any dialog with the Syrian government.

Ibrahim al-Assaf, speaking at an Arab League gathering in Tunisia, said the kingdom supported Syria's territorial integrity and a political solution based on dialog between the opposition and government.

He reiterated Saudi Arabia's condemnation of the United States recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights.