Syrian crisis a 'global threat,' warns peace – Brahimi
The Official State television of Syria has stated that the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has recived this morning the UN envoy to Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi.
The meeting is scheduled to discuss the Crisis of Syria.
This is the first time in which President al-Assad meets Brahimi since the last’s appointment as an envoy to Syria insisted of Kofi Annan.
Lakhdar Brahimi, the UN-Arab League peace envoy to Syria, pledged to make every effort to resolve the ongoing crisis in the country following a meeting President Bashar al-Assad.
Brahimi said the situation in Syria is worsening, and poses a threat “to the Syrian people, the region and the world.”
Earlier this month, he replaced former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan as the organization's peace envoy to Syria.
Assad said that he supported Brahimi’s peace mission, and urged the envoy to maintain independence and neutrality in the conflict.
Before his meeting with President Assad, Brahimi met with representatives of the Syrian opposition from the National Coordination Committee for Democratic Change.