Jan. 20 (UPI) -- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced Sunday that he had decided to invite Iran's participation at the Geneva II Syria peace talks, set to begin January 22 in Montreux, Switzerland.
Jan. 14 (UPI) -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon met with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki in Baghdad on Monday to discuss the security and political situation in Iraq. Their meeting followed a bloody Sunday that left 22 dead and 80 injured.
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