|Date: 30/06/2012 Time: 11:18:00 PM
Iraq's foreign minister Hoshyar Zebari briefed
the foreign ministers of Qatar, Kuwait, Russia and China as well as Arab
League Secretary General Nabil Al-Araby about his country's position regarding
the Syrian conflict.
Zebari is in Geneva for a meeting of the Action Group over the Syrian
He met with Qatari prime minister and foreign minister Sheikh Hamad bin
Jassem Al-Thani, head of the Arab committee on Syria, Kuwait's Deputy Premier
and Foreign minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, rotating president
of the Arab League council, foreign ministers of Russia and China, and
Al-Araby before the start of the Action Group meeting, the Iraqi foreign
ministry said in a statement here.
The meetings were held "upon desire of the delegations participating in the
Action Group meeting over Syria, to know the position of Iraq as one of the
key participants, president of the Arab summit and a neighboring country to
Syria," it added.
Iraq had expressed reservations over the arming of the Syrian opposition,
and called for the peaceful resolution of the conflict in Syria.