Washington invites Syrian opposition leader


 The Obama administration has invited the head of the newly recognized Syrian opposition coalition, Moaz al-Khatib, to Washington.

18 February 2013 12:06
Al-Khatib might possibly visit Washington, date not set

CAIRO
Speaker of the National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces, Walid al-Bunni told AA correspondent that there was a tendency to accept the invitation but it was not set when it would take place.
UN and Arab League Special Envoy for Syria Al-Ahdar al-Brahimi told a press conference on Monday in Cairo that Al-Khatib would visit Moscow next month.


UPDATE: Syrian opposition coalition turn down invite to Moscow & Washington in response to "international silence" over Aleppo scud missile strikes

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