She is scheduled to meet Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on April 4.
Washington accuses Syria of interfering in Iraq and Lebanon and sponsoring terrorism. Damascus denies the charges.
Pelosi is on a Middle East tour that has already taken her to Lebanon and Israel. She will continue on to visit Saudi Arabia.
(AFP, AP, SANA)
Iraq's Refugee Crisis
Children at an Iraqi camp for displaced people outside Al-Nasiriyah in May 2006
REFUGEES FLEE SECTARIAN VIOLENCE The UN High Commissioner for Refugees has estimated that over 2 million Iraqis have fled sectarian violence for Jordan, Syria and other neighboring states, while an equal number may be internally displaced within Iraq..... (more)