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GENEVA, December 20, 21:07 /ITAR-TASS/. The Syrian opposition will not be able to present lists of participants in the Geneva-2 peace conference on Syria before December 27, 2013, Special Envoy of the United Nations Organization and the League of Arab States Lakhdar Brahimi told journalists on Friday.
He said that the Syrian opposition would form its delegation somewhat later.
He also said no agreement has been reached on Iran’s participation in an international peace conference on Geneva-2. According to Brahimi, partners from the United States were still undecided whether Iran’s participation in this conference would be a right decision.
As of today, thirty countries have confirmed their participation in the conference. Along with the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council, namely Great Britain, China, Russia, the United States and France, the following countries will send their delegations to the Geneva-2 conference: Algeria, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Egypt, Germany, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Norway, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, and the United Arab Emirates.
The peace conference will start on January 22, 2014 in Switzerland’s Montreux to be continues in Geneva.