Iran says UN Syria envoy Brahimi to visit Tehran

Lakhdar Brahimi (L), Joint Special Representative of the United Nations and the League of Arab States for Syria meets with United Nation’s Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in New York in this handout photo supplied by the UN Aug. 24, 2012. DUBAI (Reuters) — New UN-Arab League envoy for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi will visit Iran, a staunch ally of Syrian President Bashar Assad, after a fact-finding trip to Syria itself, an official in the Iranian Foreign Ministry was quoted as saying on Sunday. Brahimi, a veteran Algerian diplomat, succeeded Kofi Annan as envoy this month and has said he would talk to Iran as he … Continue reading Iran says UN Syria envoy Brahimi to visit Tehran