The Secretary-General met today in Montreux with H.E. Dr. Nabil Elaraby, the Secretary General of the League of Arab States.
They discussed the high-level segment of the Geneva Conference on Syria in Montreux on 22 January and subsequent intra-Syrian negotiations in Geneva. They shared concerns about the impact of the crisis on the region, in particular on the neighbouring countries, and discussed the issue of blocked humanitarian access.
Joint Special Representative Lakhdar Brahimi briefed on preparations for the Syrian-Syrian talks to begin on Friday.