UN Envoy to Syria addresses UN General Assembly

Before heading to the Middle East to attempt to bring a truce in the fighting in Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi will meet with United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and former Syrian envoy Kofi Annan
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Bashar Ja'afari, Syria's ambassador to the United Nations, addresses the U.N. General Assembly on September 4, 2012 in New York City. Before heading to the Middle East to attempt to bring a truce in the fighting in Syria, Brahimi will meet with United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and former Syrian envoy Kofi Annan. (Getty Images)
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United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon listens as Bashar Ja'afari, Syria's ambassador to the United Nations, addresses the U.N. General Assembly on September 4, 2012 in New York City. Before heading to the Middle East to attempt to bring a truce in the fighting in Syria, Brahimi will meet with United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and former Syrian envoy Kofi Annan. (Getty Images)
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United Nations new envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi walks off stage after addressing the U.N. General Assembly on September 4, 2012 in New York City. Before heading to the Middle East to attempt to bring a truce in the fighting in Syria, Brahimi will meet with United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and former Syrian envoy Kofi Annan. (Getty Images)
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Bashar Ja'afari, Syria's ambassador to the United Nations, addresses the U.N. General Assembly on September 4, 2012 in New York City. Before heading to the Middle East to attempt to bring a truce in the fighting in Syria, Brahimi will meet with United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and former Syrian envoy Kofi Annan. (Getty Images)
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United Nations new envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi walks off stage after addressing the U.N. General Assembly on September 4, 2012 in New York City. Before heading to the Middle East to attempt to bring a truce in the fighting in Syria, Brahimi will meet with United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and former Syrian envoy Kofi Annan. (Getty Images)