Annan’s peace plan still alive :Iran

August 10th, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS  

Tehran, Aug 10 (IANS) The peace plan for Syria put forward by Kofi Annan is still alive although he has resigned from the post of the UN and Arab League’s special envoy to the unrest-torn country, according to Iranian Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi.

“The peace plan of Mr. Annan is still alive and with his resignation it (the plan) will not become extinct,” Xinhua quoted him as saying Thursday during a press conference after participating in a meeting on Syria.

Iran hopes that Annan’s successor will be an “independent person like him”, he added.

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