UN envoy says has agreement on drafting new Syrian constitution
October 17, 2021 / 7:47 PM
United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen talks to reporters at his hotel in the Syrian capital Damascus
Sharjah 24 – Reuters: The United Nations Special Envoy said on Sunday that the government and opposition co-chairs of the Syrian Constitutional Committee agreed to start a drafting process for constitutional reform in the country.
Geir Pedersen, speaking to reporters in Geneva after meeting the Syrian co-chairs ahead of week-long talks, said they had agreed to "prepare and start drafting constitutional reform."
The talks will be the sixth round in two years and the first since January.