Syria opposition gives UN six hours to retract Iran invite

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The Syrian opposition National Coalition gives a six-hour ultimatum to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to retract an invitation to Iran to attend a Syrian peace conference set for this week, dpa reported.

"I was informed by the coalition that it gave six hours for the UN secretary general to retract the invitation for Iran, or we will ... withdraw from the talks," Walid Sayfour, the coalition's ambassador to London, says by telephone.

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