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Notes to correspondents

Transcript of comments made by Joint Special Representative of the United Nations and the League of Arab States for Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi outside the Inter Continental Hotel, Geneva

Geneva, 12 September 2013

Q: Just one question.

Lakhdar Brahimi: I saw the Secretary [of State, John Kerry].  He was very kind and we spoke about Syria, about Geneva, and he's still committed to it and we hope that once they have done what they have to do with the Russians on this chemical issue, we will start talking again about Geneva.

Q: Are you any closer to a date?

Lakhdar Brahimi: Thank you very much

Q: Are you closer to a date for Geneva?

Lakhdar Brahimi: We didn't discuss that.  Thank you very much.

Q: Will you meet Mr. [Sergey] Lavrov?

Lakhdar Brahimi: No more questions....Yes, sure.