Syria constitution: Turkey, Russia and Iran start Geneva talks

Syria constitution: Turkey, Russia and Iran start Geneva talks

Geneva, Switzerland – Representatives from Russia, Iran and Turkey are meeting in Geneva on Tuesday to discuss the setting up of a constitutional committee tasked with drafting Syria’s new constitution.

Members of the Syrian opposition have also arrived in the Swiss city where officials of the three nations acting as guarantors of a ceasefire in the war-torn country are meeting under the auspices of the United Nations.

“I don’t expect, let’s be frank, a major breakthrough, but I am confident progress is possible,” said UN envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura in a statement to the press ahead of the meetings.

“There is something moving in that direction and we need to capitalise on it.”

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