Saudi to host meeting of Syrian opposition groups

GCC leaders said the meeting would try to "map out" the landscape after Assad and stress the need for a political solution
Saudi to host meeting of Syrian opposition groups
By Reuters
Fri 08 May 2015 02:53 PM

Saudi Arabia will host a meeting of Syrian opposition groups fighting to overthrow President Bashar Al Assad to stress the need for a political settlement in Syria, Gulf Arab heads of state said after a meeting this week.

Leaders of the six-member political alliance said the meeting would try to "map out" the landscape after Assad and stress the need for a political solution that meets the aspirations of the Syrian people, the statement said, according to the Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television.

It gave no time for the meeting and did not say which groups would attend.

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