The move marks the most significant attempt by Lebanon to stem the influx of some 1.5 million Syrians seeking refuge.
More than 200,000 people have been killed since the conflict began in March 2011 against Bashar al-Assad’ govtt.
Almost half of all Syrians have been forced to abandon their homes since the conflict began in March 2011.
President Hollande comments came after Assad’s regime said it was willing to work with the international community.
UN criticized the world’s “paralysis” over the fighting in Syria.
One million Syrian refugee children live in Lebanon and millions are trapped by conflict inside Syria.
In the past Saudi Arabia appeared reluctant to embark on a comprehensive counter-terror strategy.
Syrian government forces seized a town from rebels near the Lebanese border to cut off opposition fighters’ fluid supply lines.
White house press secretary said that the situation in Syria is horrendous and the only resolution to this is through negotiation.
Due to Syrian airstrikes and heavy artillery in the city of Aleppo, 51 people including 13 rebels have lost their lives.
The Syrian government has held up hundreds of evacuees from Homs for questioning to weed out ‘terrorists’.
One diplomatic source, noting the caustic verbal attacks that marked the opening of the conference in the Swiss city of Montreux on Wednesday, said on Friday he had become cautious.
More than 130,000 people have died in Syria’s conflict, and more than a quarter of the population of 23 million now live as refugees.
Iran’s Foreign ministry termed the decision ‘deplorable’ and said it wants the real reasons behind its exclusion.
Iran is a traditional ally of Assad and has supplied his government with weapons and political goodwill from the beginning of the civil conflict.
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