" Al-Hayat" newspaper report an article about the tour of Arab and international envoy Lakhdar Brahimi in the region . Sources told the newspaper that the next two weeks will be crucial to decide whether the conference will be held at the end of next month or the beginning of December or it will be postponed to the next year beginning.
( Al-Hayat newspaper ): It was interesting the announcement of International - Arab envoy Lakhdar Brahimi, that Iran should be invited to attend "Geneva 2 " conference to resolve the Syrian crisis , without clearing whether it received assurances regarding the role that it could be played, noting that " Syrian National coalition " categorically rejected Iran's participation in the peace conference , claiming that it " occupies " Syria , which "didn't allow Assad regime to fall so far".
Brahimi said in a joint press conference in Tehran on Saturday with the Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif ," Iran 's participation in the Geneva conference is natural , necessary and useful " . Press TV channel said Brahimi reiterated the importance of Tehran participation in Geneva 2".
Asked whether Iran was invited to attend the conference, Brahimi replied that any country has not been invited yet, but hoped that Tahran will be invited . He said that Syria 's neighboring countries can play a good role in ending the unrest in Syria , describing the crisis in this country as " complex ". He said the solution requires " assistance and cooperation " from all countries" .
Zarif said that Iran would participate in Geneva conference if it's invited and will contribute to finding a political solution to the Syrian crisis .
Sources for " Al-Hayat " said that " group of London " in " Friends of Syria" meeting , agreed on a program of a three - month time frame for the negotiations that are expected to be between representatives of the regime and the opposition to form a transitional government in " Geneva 2 " . These sources pointed out that the next two weeks will be " crucial " to see if the conference will be held at the end of next month or the beginning of December or it will be postponed to the beginning of the next year.
Communications now are conducted at three levels : the first relates to understanding the U.S - Russian cooperation with the United Nations to agree on the framework of " Geneva 2 " . The second is Brahimi's round in active regional countries in the Syrian file , which is expected to end by a visit to Damascus in the next two days across Beirut. The third is " London Group's " communications , which includes 11 of " Friends of Syria " meeting , with the Syrian opposition parties to provide assurances and incentives making them attend the conference in light of the results reached during the ministerial meeting in London last week.