World Bulletin / News Desk
International mediator Kofi Annan said on Wednesday that he had convened a ministerial-level meeting on Syria in Geneva on Saturday with the aim of seeking an end to the violence and agreeing on principles for a "Syrian-led political transition".
In a statement, the joint United Nations-Arab League envoy said he had invited foreign ministers from Turkey, Britain, France, China, Russia and the United States as well as the European Union, Iraq, Kuwait and Qatar, but made no mention of Iran.
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