Special Envoy of the UN and Arab League
Speaking to reporters after the talks with host President Bashar al-Assad, former UN Secretary General acknowledged it will be difficult to reach an agreement to end violence in Syria, but at theHe also expressed cautious optimism.
Also at the press conference, Mr. Annan said he has launched a package of specific proposals with President Assad in meetings for two days last week.
However, Mr. Assad has not given any response to what Mr. Annan's proposal, in addition to claims that "terrorist groups" are blocking any political solution in the country.
Earlier, the Syrian opposition groups have rejected the request of Mr. Annan dialogue with the government of President Assad. The opposition says it will not conduct any mediation process in time in office President Assad.
Meanwhile, according to human rights organizations and some local sources, the Syrian army shelling continue to promote the headquarter of the opposition in both North and South as Idlib, Hama, Homs and Daraa. Fighting and clashes have left at least 30 people were killed in 11/3.
After finishing the visit to Syria, Mr. Annan flew to Qatar to meet the king of this country - leading character to criticize the government in Damascus and who also called for providing weapons to insurgents in Syria.
Mr. Annan is expected to return to Syria, but no specific time to be determined.
Meanwhile, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will meet with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in New York City on 12/3 to exchange views on Syria, on the occasion to attend a special session of the council an area of wave riots in the Arab world, especially in Syria.