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Syria will take part in conference on Near-Eastern settlement

Syria has accepted the invitation of the USA to conference on Near-Eastern settlement which will pass in Annapolis on November, 27th, Assoshiejted the Press reports referring to the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Syria.

the Forum in Annapolis which will pass under an advowson of US president George Bush, is considered as a starting point 4 process renewal palestino - the Israeli settlement after a seven-year break.

the prime minister will take part In forum WRK - the minister of Israel Ehud Olmert and chairman PNA Mahmud Abbas, the secretary general of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon, and also delegations of 49 states and the international organisations, including all other members " G8 " - Russia, Great Britain, France, Germany, Canada, Japan and Italy. As observers such international organisations, as IMF and the World bank are invited.

Among the Arabian states of the meeting request Saudi Arabia, Syria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Sudan, Bahrain, Algeria, Tunis, Qatar, Yemen, Libya, Mauritania, Oman, the United Arab Emirates and Iraq have RCVed.

According to organizers, participation of the Arabian countries in a forum will give it legitimacy. The Arabian countries will be presented by Ministers for Foreign Affairs.

Conference in Annapolis will be preceded by session " a Near-Eastern quartet " W participation of the USA, Russia, the United Nations and EU which will pass on November, 26th.