The President of the Syrian Olympic Committee has told ITV News that he will attend the London 2012 Games.
There is no question about it we are taking part in a official way and with the best quality of athletes here in http://www.itv.com/news/topic/syria/.
And the Syrian Olympic Committee is the sole legitimate and only representative for the http://www.itv.com/news/topic/syria/athletes taking part in the http://www.itv.com/news/topic/olympics/ in London.
The envoy will include members the Olympic Committee as well as the Head and Secretary General of the Olympic Committee along with a large number of the athletes themselves that made it into this round ofhttp://www.itv.com/news/topic/olympics/."
In his report, ITV News' Neil Connery said it was difficult to see how the government could allow Joumaa to attend the 2012 Games, with growing calls for him to be banned.