General Mowaffak Joumaa, Syrian Olympic Committee President, said his country are "determined" to take part in this summer's London 2012 Games.
He said: "We have never been absent from any Olympic games in the past apart from the (1932) Los Angeles games. And of course we are committed and determined to take part and we shall not be absent from the London games."
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